Akio Fujii

Washington Bureau Chief, Nikkei Newspaper

Akio Fuji is the Washington Bureau Chief of Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI).

Since he joined in 1985, he has held various positions with Nikkei, including being the Bank of Japan and Ministry of Finance correspondent, New York Bureau Correspondent from 1987 to 1991 and Chief Correspondent for economic affairs at the Nikkei Washington Bureau from 1998 to 2002.

He has also served as Deputy News Editor the Economic News Desk from 2002 to 2004, Editorial Writer from 2004 to 2007, London based Senior Correspondent from 2009 to 2011. From Washington, he covers issues related to American and global economy, economic policy and international finance.

Fujii obtained his BA in Economics from Waseda University in Tokyo.

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