History

INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC STUDIES

Established in October 1983
Past Chairmen
Nobuhiko Ushiba (Oct. 1983 ~ Dec. 1984)
Bunroku Yoshino (Feb. 1985 ~ Jun. 2001)
Kiyohiko Arafune (Jun. 2001 ~ Jun. 2009)
Katsuhiro Nakagawa (Jun. 2009 ~ Jun. 2013)
Shotaro Oshima (Jun. 2013 ~Jun. 2020)
Keiichi Katakami (Jun. 2020~)
Past Vice Chairmen
Bunroku Yoshino (Oct. 1983 ~ Feb. 1985)
Kosuke Nakahira (Jun. 1998 ~ Jun. 2005)
Shoji Mori (Sep. 2005 ~ Mar. 2011)
Kiyoto Ido (Apr. 2011 ~)
Yoshihiro Otsuji (Jun. 2013 ~)
History
Year History of IIES Events
1981 events Start of Voluntary restriction of import to the United States
1982 events Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. merge into Toyota Motor Corporation
1983 History of IIES IIES Established
Chairman Ushiba ,President Yoshino assumption of office
1984 History of IIES *Research field:The issue of commerce in the United States events Toyota-General Motors joint venture in the United States, known as NUMMI, starts production
1985 History of IIES Chairman Yoshino assumption of office events Plaza Accord
1991 History of IIES *Research field expansion:EU,China,Asia and Others events Gulf War, Fall of the Berlin Wall, Dissolution of the Soviet Union
1993 eventsEuropean integration
1994 History of IIES President Kumabe assumption of office
1997 events COP3Kyoto Protocol
1998 events Asian financial crisis
2001 History of IIES Chairman Arafune assumption of office eventsSeptember 11 attacks
2003 History of IIES *Research field expansion:environmental,natural resources,energy, future mobility and Others eventsIraq War
2008 eventsBankruptcy of Lehman Brothers
2009 History of IIES Chairman Nakagawa assumption of office eventsToyota deficit settlement of accounts
2010 eventsArab Spring
2011 eventsTohoku earthquake and tsunami
2012 History of IIESMini-report "Kudan + [plas]" start outgoing to Toyota Motor Corp.'s Intranet
2013 History of IIESChairman Oshima、CEO Funo assumption of office
2014 History of IIESMembership system for Toyota Group start events Toyota start to sell first FCV
2020 History of IIESChairman Katakami assumption of office