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Castle Journal,The British group for Journalism and Media, through the Editorial Team of its newspapers and magazines, led by Dr. Abeer Al-Madawy, Founder, Owner and Chairman of the Board, announces the 2018 Personality Choices. This year, the editorial team is pleased to choose Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun is the global economic personality.


Liu Kun (born December 1956) is a Chinese politician and current finance minister. Previously, he served as director of the Budget Committee of the National People's Congress, Deputy Minister of Finance and Deputy Governor of Guangdong. Liu is a member of the 19th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. He was a delegate to the 10th, 11th and 12th National Congresses

Liu Kun was born in the province of Raoping, Guangdong in December 1956. In June 1973, during the Cultural Revolution, he was forced to work in a factory in Yunxiao County and Wenxua, Fujian instead of going to university. He joined Xiamen University in February 1978, specializing in finance and monetary economics at the Faculty of Economics, where he graduated in February 1982.

He began his journey of success and excellence from 1982, where he held several positions in the Guangdong provincial government office, until he served as deputy director in December 2001. He joined the Chinese Communist Party in July 1984. In December 2001 he was promoted to Deputy Secretary General of the Guangdong Provincial Government , A post at the level of his ministry, which he held until October 2002. He was director of the Guangdong Provincial Finance Department in October 2002 and remained in office until July 2010. In July 2010 he was promoted again to become governor's deputy from Guangdong, 2013, when he was transferred to Beijing and appointed Deputy Minister of Finance. He became director of the NPC's Budget Committee in December 2016 and served until March 2018. On March 19, 2018, the Minister of Finance was elected to the first session of the 13th National People's Congress.

His economic role emerged during his business trip, but since becoming finance minister he has taken the Chinese economy to further expansion. The organization of international economic conferences and forums in which China participated has played a prominent role as a skilled economist who raised his country's shares and brought it out of the brink of economic crisis. , Which made his country safe despite the pressures on China from global competitors.

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