Japan's finance minister facing up to old problems

Taro Aso has made some promising proposals but faces challenges from a mountain of public debt. He is 10th out of 12 in FinanceAsia's Finance Minister of the Year ranking.

Japan's finance minister facing up to old problems

For the second year running, FinanceAsia has ranked the finance ministers of the Asia-Pacific region’s 12 largest economies.

We're releasing the results day by day, from lowest to best. For the results so far, click here. For last year's results, click here.

FinanceAsia considers several factors when thinking about how to compare the performance of these men over the past 12 months. The role’s responsibilities and...

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