Ministry of Finance (Taiwan)

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Ministry of Finance
ROC Ministry of Finance Seal.svg
Agency overview
Formed March 1912
Jurisdiction Republic of China (Taiwan)
Headquarters Taipei City
Ministers responsible
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 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]

  • 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 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:


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]