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Subject: BOFT’s Organization
Content: Foreign trade is the major driving force of Taiwan’s economic development. The Bureau of F...

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BOFT’s Organization

Source:Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Revise Date:2021-06-07

Foreign trade is the major driving force of Taiwan’s economic development. The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs has assumed responsibility for Taiwan’s external trade development since its establishment on January 1st, 1969. Its major responsibility is to draw up and implement trade policies and regulations, manage trade-related activities, and so on.

Following is the BOFT’s Organization & Responsibilities.

Organization & Responsibilities of the Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA



Director General

Supervision of all bureau affairs

Deputy Director General

Assisting with supervision of all bureau affairs

Secretary General

Assisting with the handling of all bureau affairs and the supervision of office matters

Multilateral Trade Affairs Division

The WTO, OECD, APEC, other international trade/economic organizations and TPP/RCEP

Bilateral Trade Division I

Asia, Middle East, Oceania, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Mongolia

Bilateral Trade Division II

Europe, the Americas and Africa

Trade Development Division

Trade promotion and MICE industry development

Export/import Administration


Export/import administration and services

Planning Committee

Integration of planning, research and assessment

Office of Trade Security Controls 

Export and import administration of strategic high-tech commodities

Office of Exhibition Center Construction 

Exhibition center construction matters

Congressional Liaison Unit

Legislative & Control Yuan services and liaison with political affairs

Information Management


Computer and information-related affairs


Documentation, general administration, legal affairs, and press releases

Personnel Office

Personnel matters of the BOFT and parts of the MOEA

Accounting Office

Accounting matters of the BOFT and the trade promotion fund of the MOEA

Civil Service Ethics Office

Matters pertaining to government ethics

Statistics Office

Matters pertaining to statistics

Kaohsiung Office

Services to importers and exporters in southern Taiwan

Trade Promotion Fund

Management Committee, MOEA

The MOEA trade promotion fund


Published Date:2019-07-23