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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/23/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/23/2018

PHOTO: Liu Kun
Liu Kun 刘昆
Minister, Ministry of Finance; Vice-Chairman, Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the NPC
Born: 1956


Liu Kun, male, Han nationality, is a native of Raoping County of Guangdong Province. He was born in 1956, entered the work force in 1973, and joined the CPC in 1984. After Liu graduated from Xiamen University majored in Finance and Banking in 1982, he had been working for General Office of Guangdong Provincial People’s Government at different posts until 2001. From 2001 to 2002, Liu served as Secretary General of Guangdong Provincial People’s Government. Since 2002, Liu served as Head and Secretary of Leading Party Group of Finance Department of Guangdong Province. From 2010 to 2013 Liu was served as Vice-Governor of Guangdong Province People’s Government. From 2013 to 2015 he wasVice-Minister of the Ministry of Finance.

From 2015 to 2017 he was Deputy Director of the National Construction Leading Group for Manufacturing Powerful Country. In 2017 he became Vice-Chairman of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the NPC. In 2018 he became Minister of the Ministry of Finance.

Career Data

2018— Minister, Ministry of Finance
2017— Vice-Chairman, Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the NPC
2015—2017 Deputy Director, National Construction Leading Group for Manufacturing Powerful Country
2013—2015 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Finance
2010—2013 Vice-Governor, People's Government Guangdong Province
2008—2013 Deputy, 11th NPC
2003—2008 Deputy, 10th NPC
2002—2010 Director, Finance Department Guangdong Province
2002—2010 Secretary, Finance Department CPC, Leading Party Group Guangdong Province
2001—2002 Secretary-General, People's Government Guangdong Province
1982—2001 Deputy Director, People's Government, General Office Guangdong Province
1978—1982 Student, Xiamen University Fujian Province, Xiamen City

Recent Travel & Appearances

10 Jul 19 Travelled to Italy, Milan and met with the following:
Giovanni Tria (Italian Finance Minister)
Italy, China pledge to deepen cooperation, support multilateralism
07 Oct 18 China to adopt more proactive fiscal policy
31 Aug 18 China, Japan hold dialogue to enhance fiscal, financial cooperation
28 Aug 18 China to enhance control of local govt debt risks

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