Mr. Chern-Chyi Chen serves as the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Mr. Chen joined the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in 1989 and over the past 31 years has held multiple senior positions within the Ministry and served at Taiwan’s representative offices in Washington, DC,
Geneva, Singapore and Brussels.
He was formerly the Director General of the Bureau of Foreign Trade (March-August 2020), the Deputy Representative at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (2017-2020), and the Deputy Director General of the Bureau of Foreign Trade (2016-2017).
In his capacity as the Economic Division Director at the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium from 2013 to 2016, Mr. Chen is responsible for promoting Taiwan’s bilateral trade relations with the EU, Belgium and Luxembourg. From 2007 to 2013, he was a Negotiator responsible for legal affairs and trade rules at the Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN). He assisted the Chief Negotiator in dealing with bilateral trade initiatives such as the U.S.-Taiwan Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) consultations.