Ministry of Finance (Republic of China)

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Ministry of Finance

ROC Ministry of Finance Seal.svg
Agency overview
Formed March 1912
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Taipei City
Ministers responsible Chang Sheng-ford, Minister
Wu Tang-chieh, Political Deputy Minister
Chang Fan, Political Deputy Minister
Sheu Yu-jer, Administrative Deputy Minister
Parent agency Executive Yuan

The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of China (MOF; Chinese: 中華民國財政部; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Cáizhèngbù) is the ministry of the Republic of China (Taiwan) responsible for government revenue, taxation, treasury, government land properties, customs in Taiwan. The current minister is Chang Sheng-ford.

The Ministry of Finance also manages the administration of government land, tobacco and alcohol, deposit insurance for banking customers and export-import banking services.[1]


Ministry of Finance

Internal Structure[edit]

The internal structure of the agency is comprised:[2]

  • Secretariat
  • Counselors
  • Superintendent
  • Department of Customs Administration
  • Department of General Affairs
  • Department of Personnel
  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Civil Service Ethics
  • Legal Affairs Committee
  • Petitions and Appeals Committee

Administrative Agencies[edit]

The Ministry of Finance has a number of subordinate agencies reporting to it. They are:[1]

Local Agencies under supervision[edit]

The following agencies report to the Ministry of Finance of the central government are:

  • Bureau of Finance, Taipei Municipal Government
  • Bureau of Finance, Kaohsiung Municipal Government

Subordinate agencies[edit]

These subordinate agencies report to the Ministry of Finance:[3]

List of Ministers of Finance[edit]

The following is a list of finance ministers of the Republic of China.

Nationalist government during 1928–1947[edit]


Appointed by Chiang Kai-shek:

  • Wang Yun-wu (王雲五) appointed May 31, 1948
  • Hsu Kan (徐堪) appointed November 11, 1948
  • Liu Kung-yun (劉攻芸) appointed March 21, 1949
  • Hsu Kan (徐堪) appointed June 12, 1949
  • Kuan Chi-yu (關吉玉) appointed October 3, 1949
  • Yen Chia-kan (嚴家淦) appointed March 12, 1950
  • P. Y. Shu (徐柏園) appointed May 27, 1954
  • Yan Chia-kan (嚴家淦) appointed March 19, 1958
  • Chen Ching-yu (陳慶瑜) appointed December 14, 1963
  • Yu Kuo-hwa (俞國華) appointed November 29, 1967
  • Kwoh-Ting Li (李國鼎) appointed June 25, 1969, the "Father of Taiwan's Economic Miracle"

Appointed by Yen Chia-kan:

  • Fei Hwa (費驊) appointed June 9, 1976


Appointed by Chiang Ching-kuo:


Appointed by Lee Teng-hui:


Appointed by Chen Shui-bian:


Appointed by Ma Ying-jeou:


The MOF building is accessible by walking distance East of Xiaonanmen Station of the Taipei Metro on the Green Line.

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