Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy

I. Roles of the Council

i)  In response to inquiries by the Prime Minister, carrying out surveys and discussions on important economic and fiscal policies (e.g. Basic Policies for Economic and Fiscal Management and Reform, Basic Principles of Budget Formulation).
ii)  In compliance with inquiries by the Prime Minister and/or responsible ministers, examining and ensuring consistency among important economic policies.
iii) Advising the Prime Minister on the above issues.

II. Meetings

III. Members

Chair KISHIDA Fumio Prime Minister
Members SUZUKI Shunichi Minister of Finance
MATSUNO Hirokazu Chief Cabinet Secretary
YAMAGIWA Daishiro Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy,
Minister in charge of Economic Revitalization
KANEKO Yasushi Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
HAGIUDA Koichi Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
KURODA Haruhiko Governor of the Bank of Japan
Experts(4) TOKURA Masakazu Chairman of the Board, SUMITOMO CHEMICAL Co., Ltd.
NAKAZORA Mana Vice Chairperson Global Markets, Japan, BNP Paribas Securities (Japan) Limited.
NIINAMI Takeshi President & Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board,
Representative Director, Suntory Holdings Limited
YANAGAWA Noriyuki Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo

IV. Archives(2001-2009)(Appears on Web Archiving Project(WARP)(The National Diet Library) home page.)

V. Related Documents

VI. Associated committees

Committee for Promoting the Integrated Economic and Fiscal Reforms

Roles

The committee promotes the following initiatives and reports to the CEFP:
i)  Based on "The Economic and Fiscal Revitalization Action Program" (Decision by the CEFP on December 24, 2015), the committee promotes "Reform with Innovation"(i.e. "Industrialization in public-related services", "Incentive reforms" and "Innovation in public services"), manages the progress of policies and steadily implements the PDCA cycle every fiscal year during the planed period in cooperation with related central government offices and the budget authority. In addition, it reflects the results of the checks and assesses on the subsequent reform.
ii)  The committee gives guidance and advise related central government offices and Cabinet Office on thorough and further "visualization"
iii) The committee implements the PDCA cycle, changing the budget in "wise spending" manner, quantitatively figuring out and analyzing the outcome of the reforms. The committee conducts an interim assessment of the Integrated Economic and Fiscal Reforms in FY2018.

Members

  TOKURA Masakazu Chairman of the Board, SUMITOMO CHEMICAL Co., Ltd.
NAKAZORA Mana Vice Chairperson Global Markets, Japan, BNP Paribas Securities (Japan) Limited.
Chair NIINAMI Takeshi President & Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board,
Representative Director, Suntory Holdings Limited
  YANAGAWA Noriyuki Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
ITO Yukiko Professor, Department of Policy Studies, College of Policy Studies, Tsuda College
OHASHI Hiroshi Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
OHYA Takehiro Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University
GOTOH Reiko Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ibaraki University
HATO Eiji Professor, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
HIRANO Miku Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Cinnamon AI
HOSHI Takeo Professor, Graduate School of Economics, The University of Tokyo
MATSUDA Shinya Professor, School of Medicine,
University of Occupational and Environmental Health