KONDO, Yoshitomo

Position Professor
Degree MPIA (University of California, San Diego)
Specialty International Trading System, Tariff Policy and Customs Administration, Political Economy of Trade Negotiations
Current Research Interests Relationship between WTO Agreement and bilateral/regional trade agreements; relationship between trade and other policy areas (environment, labor, etc.)
  •  Professional Career

1993  Joined Ministry of Finance

1998  Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, National Personnel Authority (University of California, San Diego)

2002  Deputy Head, WCO Asia-Pacific Regional Intelligence Liaison Office

2006  First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2009  Senior Special Officer for WTO Affairs, Customs and Tariff Bureau, Ministry of Finance

2013  Special University Professor, Graduate School of Business, Aoyama Gakuin University

2016  Director for International Trade Negotiations, International Economics Division, International Department, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

2018  Director for Customs Surveillance and Control, Enforcement Division, Customs and Tariff Bureau, Ministry of Finance

2019  Director for Development Issues, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance

2021  Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies


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