Compiled from the following sources:

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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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/23/2003
Career Data Updated: 7/5/2007

PHOTO: Liu Jiang
Liu Jiang 刘江
Vice-Minister of the State Development Planning Commission
Born: 1940

Biography Highlight

Liu Jiang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Beijing. He was born in 1940, graduated from the Shihezi Agricultural College in 1964.

Liu has spent his career working on issues of agriculture and development. His effort to establish modern chicken farms helped solve shortages of chicken and eggs in the capital. Liu‘s name has been linked with the "shopping basket project" -- a project to ensure an adequate supply of vegetables, meat, eggs and other non-staple food to the Chinese population. In order to solve the problem, in 1988 China launched the "shopping basket project" -- building a number of farm produce centers throughout the country.

He was a member of the 15th CPC Central Committee.

Liu Jiang is vice-minister of the State Development Planning Commission, a post he has held since 1998.

Recent Career Data

1999—???? Member, State Academic Degrees Committee
1998—???? Deputy Head, Aid-the-Poor Projects, Leading Group
1998— Vice-Minister, National Development and Reform Commission
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1997—???? Chairman, Beijing Greening Committee Beijing Municipality
1993—1998 Minister, Ministry of Agriculture
1990—1993 Vice-Minister, National Development and Reform Commission
1986—1990 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Agriculture
Student, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School (Studied Modern Economic Administration)
1982—1986 Director, Animal Husbandry Bureau Beijing Municipality

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