KIMURA Takuya

KIMURA Takuya

KIMURA Takuya

Consulting Fellow

Director, Office for WTO Compliance and Dispute Settlement, Trade Policy Bureau, METI

Expertise

Trade and Investment Policy
Rulemaking
Management

Education

2004 LL.M., University of California, Berkeley School of Law
2000 Bachelor of Law, the University of Tokyo

Experience

2019 - Director, Office for WTO Compliance and Dispute Settlement, Trade Policy Bureau, METI
2017 - 2019 Senior Coordinator for Personnel Affairs, Cabinet Bureau of Personnel Affairs, Cabinet Secretariat
2016 - 2017 Principal Deputy Director, Trade Policy Bureau, METI
2015 - 2016 Principal Deputy Director, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau, METI
2013 - 2015 Principal Deputy Director, Iron and Steel Division, METI
2012 - 2013 Principal Deputy Director, Security Export Licensing Division, METI
2009 - 2012 Second Secretary / First Secretary, Mission of Japan to the European Union
2008 - 2009 Deputy Director, Chemical Management Policy Division, METI
2005 - 2008 Deputy Director, Multilateral Trade System Department, Trade Policy Bureau, METI
2004 - 2005 Seconded National Expert, Unit B5, DG TRADE, European Commission
2002 - 2003 Trade Control Policy Division, METI
2001 - 2002 Trade Policy Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
2000 General Affairs Division, International Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)

Selected Publications and Papers

Articles

  • “Publication of the 2007 Report on Compliance by Major Trading Partners with Trade Agreements: WTO, FTA/EPA, and BIT,” IIST World Forum, No. 0130, June 2007
  • “Publication of the 2006 Report on the WTO Inconsistency of Trade Policies by Major Trading Partners,” IIST World Forum, No. 0110, July 2006.