Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 12/27/2010
Career Data Updated: 12/27/2010

PHOTO: Li Yizhong
Li Yizhong 李毅中
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
Born: 1945

Biography Highlight

Li Yizhong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Datong City, Shanxi Province. He was born in 1945, graduated from Beijing Petroleum College in 1966, entered the work force in 1967, and joined the CPC in 1980. Li has more than 30 years of management experience in the petroleum and petrochemical industry of China. He has served as deputy general manager of the China National Petrochemical Corporation as well as the China Donglian Petrochemical Group Company.

Recent Career Data

2008—2010 Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology CPC, Leading Party Group
2008—2008 Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology CPC, Leading Party Group
2008—2010 Minister, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2005—2008 Secretary, State Administration of Work Safety CPC, Leading Party Group
2005—2008 Director, State Administration of Work Safety
2003—2005 Secretary, State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission CPC, Leading Party Group
2003—2005 Deputy Director, State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2000—2003 Chairman, Sinopec Corp., Board of the Directors

Recent Travel & Appearances

11/06/10 Chinese industrial value-added output to grow 13.5% this year: minister
10/08/10 China expected to achieve energy efficiency goal on schedule: Li Yizhong
05/16/10 Li Yizhong addressed the opening ceremony of Shanghai Expo 2010's theme forum on information and communication technologies (ICT) and urban development.

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