Chen Xiwen, male, Han nationality, is a native of Danyang, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1950 and graduated from junior high school in Shanghai in 1966. Following the Cultural Revolution, Chen studied in the Agricultural Economics Department at Renmin University of China.
An agricultural economist, Chen served as a peasant worker and clerk in the Heilongjiang Production and Constructions Corps. He was secretary of the corps battalion and was involved with the corps political department.
Following his education studies, Chen joined the institute of agricultural economics at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1982. He served concurrently as deputy director of the State Rural Study and Survey Group. Chen was later deputy director of the State Rural Study and Survey Center of the State Council and then served as the center's director.
In 1994, Chen joined the general office of the central financial and economic leadership group at the State Council. He assumed deputy director responsibilities of the development research center of the State Council in 2000. Since 2003, He is director of General Office and Deputy Director of the Central Financial and Economics Leading Small Groups (LSG). He is also deputy director of the Central Rural Work Leading Small Group since 2003.
|2008—2013||Deputy Director, CPPCC, National Committee, Financial Committee|
|2008—2013||Member, 11th CPPCC, National Committee|
|2003—||Director, Central Financial and Economics Leading Small Group (LSG), General Office|
|2003—||Deputy Director, Central Financial and Economics Leading Small Group (LSG)|
|2000—2003||Deputy Director, Development Research Center of the State Council|
|2000—||Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central Leading Small Group for Rural Work|
|2000—||Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central Leading Small Group for Rural Work, General Office|
|1994—1998||Staff Member, Central Financial and Economics Leading Small Group (LSG), General Office|
|1985—1990||Deputy Director, Rural Development Research Center of the State Council|
|1978—1982||Student, Renmin University of China, Rural Economics Department Beijing Municipality|
|1968||Worker, Production and Construction Corps Heilongjiang Province|