This page uses content from Wikipedia and is licensed under CC BY-SA.

Xiao Jie

Xiao Jie
肖捷
Xiao Jie (cropped).jpg
13th Secretary General of the State Council
Assumed office
19 March 2018
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byYang Jing
12th Minister of Finance
In office
7 November 2016 – 19 March 2018
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byLou Jiwei
Succeeded byLiu Kun
Personal details
BornJune 1957 (age 61)
Kaiyuan, Liaoning
Political partyCommunist Party
Alma materChinese Academy of Sciences
Renmin University of China

Xiao Jie (Chinese: 肖捷; born June 1957) is a Chinese politician and an important political aide of Premier Li Keqiang. He is serving as the State Councilor and the Secretary General of the State Council. Xiao served as the Minister of Finance from November 2016 to March 2018.[1] He previously served as Deputy Secretary-General of the State Council and chief of staff of Premier Li Keqiang, and the Deputy Director of the State Council Leading Group for the Nationwide Economy Census. He had also served as the director of the State Administration of Taxation.[2]

Biography

Born in Kaiyuan County, Liaoning Province, Xiao joined the Communist Party of China in August 1985. From March 1976 to October 1978, he worked in the Research Institute of Mechanics and the Research Institute of Mechanics and Electronics, affiliated with the Beijing mechanics bureau. From October 1978 to September 1982, he studied in the Department of Finance of Renmin University of China, majoring in finance and economics.

From September 1982 to January 1987, he was an officer of long-term planning in the general planning section of the Ministry of Finance. From January 1987 to December 1991, he was a deputy chief of long-term planning prediction in the general planning section of the Ministry of Finance. From December 1987 to April 1989, he studied in West Germany.

From December 1991 to November 1993, he was the chief of long-term planning and forecasting in the general planning department of Ministry of Finance. From October 1991 to October 1992, he was appointed as deputy director of the economic planning commission of Fuxin, Liaoning Province. From November 1993 to July 1994, he was the vice section chief of the general planning section of the Ministry of Finance.

From July 1994 to July 1998, he was the vice section chief of the general reform section of the Ministry of Finance. From September 1994 to July 1995, he was trained at the CPC Central Party School as a young cadre. From September 1992 to July 1995, he pursued an on-the-job doctoral degree in finance at the Research Institute of Financial Sciences of the Ministry of Finance.

From July 1998 to June 2000, he was the chief of the administrative office of the Ministry of Finance, and from June 2000 to September 2001, he was the chief of the national treasury department of the Ministry of Finance. From September 2001 to July 2005, he served as Vice-Minister of Finance, and a Party Committee member.

From July 2005 to August 2007, he was the vice governor of Hunan Province, and a member of the Hunan Provincial Party Standing Committee. In August 2007, Xiao was appointed as the director of the State Administration of Taxation.[3][4]

From March 2013 to November 2016, he was the Deputy Secretary-General of the State Council and Head of the Premier Li Keqiang's Office.

In November 2016, Xiao was appointed as the Minister of Finance, replacing Lou Jiwei.[5]

In March 2018, Xiao appointed as the State Councilor and the Secretary General of the State Council.[6]

Xiao is a member of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and also served on the 18th Central Committee and 17th Central Committee.

References

  1. ^ [www.reuters.com]
  2. ^ "Biography of Xiao Jie". China Vitae. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 10 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Chinese Finance Minister replaced", The Hindu, 31 August 2007, retrieved 2010-10-09
  4. ^ "State Administration of Taxation Archived June 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.", Chinese Government, retrieved 2010-10-09
  5. ^ "China appoints new finance minister, security chief: Xinhua".
  6. ^ "国务院副总理、国务委员、各部部长完整名单". Xinhua. 2018-03-19. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
Government offices
Preceded by
Xie Xuren
Director of State Administration of Taxation
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Wang Jun
Preceded by
Lou Jiwei
Minister of Finance
2016–2018
Succeeded by
Liu Kun
Preceded by
Yang Jing
Secretary General of the State Council
2018–present
Incumbent