Ministry of Finance (Taiwan)

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Ministry of Finance
Cáizhèngbù (Mandarin)
Chhòi-chṳn Phu (Hakka)
ROC Ministry of Finance Seal.svg
Agency overview
FormedMarch 1912
JurisdictionRepublic of China (Taiwan)
HeadquartersWenshan, Taipei
Ministers responsible
Parent agencyExecutive Yuan

The Ministry of Finance (MOF; Chinese: 財政部; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Châi-chèng-pō͘) 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 Sheu Yu-jer.

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]

  • Department of General Affairs
  • Department of International Fiscal Affairs
  • Department for the Promotion of Private Participation
  • Department of Secretarial
  • Department of Personnel
  • Department of Government Ethics
  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Legal Affairs

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

Government corporations[edit]

These state-owned corporations report to the Ministry of Finance:[3]

List of Ministers of Finance[edit]

The following is a list of finance ministers of the Taiwan (ROC).

Nationalist government during 1928–1947[edit]


Appointed by Chiang Kai-shek:

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

Appointed by Yen Chia-kan:

  • Fei Hwa (費驊) appointed 9 June 1976


Appointed by Chiang Ching-kuo:


Appointed by Lee Teng-hui:


Appointed by Chen Shui-bian:


Appointed by Ma Ying-jeou:


Appointed by Lin Chuan:

Appointed by William Lai:


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

Notes and references[edit]

See also[edit]