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Chiang Pin-kung (Chinese: 江丙坤; pinyin: Jiāng Bǐngkūn; 16 December 1932 – 10 December 2018) was a Taiwanese politician. He led the Ministry of Economic Affairs from 1993 to 1996. He was named Minister of the Council for Economic Planning and Development, where he worked until 2000.

He was elected to consecutive terms on the Legislative Yuan from 2002 to 2008. During his first term as a legislator, Chiang was Vice President of the Legislative Yuan. He was Chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation from 2008 to 2012.

Chiang collapsed at a restaurant on 8 December 2018 in Taipei. He died of multiple organ failure at a hospital on 10 December 2018, aged 85.

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