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

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Liu He
Liu He 刘鹤
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat; Vice-Premier, State Council
Born: 1952

Biography Highlight

Liu He, male, is of Han nationality. He was born in 1952, studied at the Renmin University of China, Seton Hall University and Harvard University. Liu He is a famous economist who has focused on macroeconomics, industrial structure, new economic theory and the information industry. Liu has been innovative in his research in these fields since 1987. In recent years, he has published 200 articles, three of which won the National 1st Science Award. One of the three articles was commended by the leaders of the State Council. He has also published 4 monographs, including research on the concepts and practice of Chinese Industry Policy, the rapid increase of the Chinese Economy, enterprise management and developing economic theory. Liu He has participated in several international conferences on behalf of the Chinese Government in the field of economic development, the tendency of macroeconomy, new economy research and enterprise management system research. Currently he is the most influential middle-aged economist in China.

Recent Career Data

2018— Vice-Premier, State Council
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Finance and Economy
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2013— Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Finance and Economy, General Office
2013— Deputy Director, National Development and Reform Commission
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2011—2013 Deputy Director, Development Research Center of the State Council
2003—2011 Vice-Chairman, China Information Industry Association

Recent Travel & Appearances

01/15/20 Liu He and Donald Trump sign phase-one of China, U.S. trade deal
01/14/20 Liu He meets with IMF chief, U.S. business leaders
01/11/20 Liu He called for efforts to make the Spring Festival travel rush more comfortable and safer.
11/17/19 Liu He, Chinese chief trade negotiator, held phone talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
10/11/19 China and the United States achieved substantial progress in multiple areas after holding a new round of high-level economic and trade consultations

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