Abe Appoints One-Time Rival as New Right-Hand Man on EconomyBy and
Nobuteru Ishihara less experienced than precedessor Amari
Ishihara ran against Abe in 2012 election for party leadership
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed a long-time associate and one-time rival as Economy Minister, replacing the key architect of his Abenomics polices with a politician who has limited experience on economic and trade issues.
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