Japan sends financial expert to Ukraine

10:50, 21 January 2016
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Japanese expert Masaru Tanaka, who has worked for Japan's central bank, will work as an advisor to the Ukrainian finance minister to help rebuild the country's financial systems, Japan-based NHK TV channel reports.

Masaru Tanaka  / president.gov.ua

Tanaka will advise on the reform of Ukraine's financial systems, including how to dispose of bad loans held by national banks, NHK wrote.

The Japanese government sent the expert on a one-year mission. He is knowledgeable about international finance.

Read alsoUkraine, Japan sign $300 mln credit agreementThe dispatch of the expert is part of Japan's efforts to support Ukraine as a G7 member. Japan holds the rotating G7 presidency this year.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the founder of the "supply-side economics" and prominent U.S. economist Arthur Laffer has been designated the advisor of the Minister of Finance of Ukraine for tax policy issues.

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