FILE PHOTO: Kobe Steel President and CEO Kawasaki speaks to the media after meeting with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Director-General of Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Tada at the ministry in Tokyo

FILE PHOTO: Kobe Steel President and CEO Kawasaki speaks to the media after meeting with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Director-General of Manufacturing Industries Bureau, Tada at the ministry in Tokyo

Kobe Steel President and CEO Hiroya Kawasaki in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2017. Reuters/Toru Hanai

October 30, 2017 4:56 PM (UTC+8)