The Hon. John Chen-Chung Deng
Minister without Portfolio John Chen-Chung Deng plays a leading role in Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy. As Trade Representative of the Office of Trade Negotiations, Executive Yuan , he has been instrumental in expanding Taiwan’s economic ties with international partners. He has held a number of prominent positions in the government, including Minister of Economic Affairs (2014-2016), Minister without Portfolio, and Governor of Fujian Province (2014).
Minister Deng was also Deputy Secretary General of the National Security Council (2009-2014); Deputy Minister of the MOEA; Chief Representative of the Office of Trade Negotiations, MOEA; Deputy Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States and Deputy Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council.
He holds a law degree from Soochow University and an LLM from George Washington University in the USA.