|Minister of National Development Council of the Republic of China|
|Assumed office |
20 May 2020
|Preceded by||Chen Mei-ling|
|Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs of the Republic of China|
8 September 2017 – December 2018
|Preceded by||Shen Jong-chin|
|Succeeded by||Tseng Wen-sheng, Wang Mei-hua|
|Deputy Minister of National Development Council of the Republic of China|
20 May 2016 – 7 September 2017
|Deputy||Tseng Shu-cheng, Kao Shien-quey|
|Succeeded by||Chiou Jiunn-rong|
|Nationality||Republic of China|
|Alma mater||Fu Jen Catholic University|
National Taiwan University
National Taipei University
( College of Law and Business,National Chung Hsing University )
Kung obtained his bachelor's degree in statistics from Fu Jen Catholic University in 1986, master's degree in economics from National Taiwan University in 1989 and doctoral degree in economics from National Chung Hsing University in 1997.
Kung was the vice president of the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research while working with Tsai Ing-wen's incoming presidential administration. He was appointed in April 2016 to the Lin Chuan-led Executive Yuan as the deputy minister of National Development Council. Kung was named Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs on 8 September 2017. He served in that role through December 2018, after which he was appointed a minister without portfolio in charge of economic affairs.
- "Minister and Deputy Minister". National Development Council. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
- "Tsai mulling wealth fund". Taipei Times. 5 March 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- Lowther, William (8 January 2020). "Economic issues are driving Taiwan's elections: US report". Taipei Times. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- Chen, Hui-ping; Chung, Jake (13 April 2016). "Additional future Cabinet members announced by DPP". Taipei Times. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- Lu, Hsin-hui; Liu, Claudia; Hsu, Elizabeth (6 September 2017). "Premier-designate confirms several new Cabinet faces". Focus Taiwan. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
- "Pledged investments grew 25% to NT$2.24tn this year". Taipei Times. 28 December 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- Stevens, Philip (31 March 2019). "Patent system crucial for economy". Taipei Times. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- Hsu, Crystal (15 May 2019). "Leaving China not easy: trade group". Taipei Times. Retrieved 20 May 2020.