Yang Chin-long
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Yang Chin-long
Yang Chin-long
Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of China

26 February 2018
PresidentTsai Ing-wen
DeputyChen Nan-kuang, Yen Tzung-ta
Perng Fai-nan
Personal details
Born (1953-06-05) 5 June 1953 (age 66)
Pingtung County, Taiwan
Alma materNational Chengchi University
University of Birmingham

Yang Chin-long (Chinese: ; pinyin: Yáng J?nlóng; born 5 June 1953) is a Taiwanese economist and the current Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of China.

Yang received a master's degree from National Chengchi University and earned a doctoral degree in economics from the University of Birmingham.[1][2] In 1989, Yang began working for the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan).[3] Yang was named deputy governor of Taiwan's central bank in 2008.[1] After Perng Fai-nan announced that he would retire upon the conclusion of his fifth term, Yang, Shea Jia-dong, and Richard Koo were considered candidates to succeed him.[4] On 1 February, Yang was appointed as the new Central Bank governor.[5][6]

Yang was listed in the Central Banker Report Card 2019, a list of the top central bankers compiled by Global Finance. In his first appearance on the list, he was given an A-grade.[7]


  1. ^ a b Lin, Judy (23 February 2008). "Central bank plans to shuffle officials". Taipei Times. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Hsu, Crystal (28 January 2018). "Deputy said to be next central bank head". Taipei Times. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Hinted central bank head gets cross-caucus nod". Taipei Times. 28 January 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Hsu, Crystal (26 October 2017). "Central bank Governor reaffirms his retirement". Taipei Times. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ Lin, Miaojung (31 January 2018). "Taiwan Appoints Yang Chin-long as New Central Bank Governor". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ Ko, Chuan; Huang, Frances (1 February 2018). "New Taiwan central bank governor named (update)". Central News Agency. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ Liao, Yu-yang; Huang, Frances (9 August 2019). "Central Bank chief receives top-tier title". Central News Agency. Retrieved 2019.

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