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


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 1/21/2015
Career Data Updated: 1/21/2015

PHOTO: Zhang Ping
Zhang Ping 张平
Chairman, China Consumers' Association (CCA); Vice-Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC
Born: 1946

Biography

Zhang Ping, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xiaoxian County, Anhui Province. He was born in 1946 and joined the CPC in 1979.

Zhang spent most of his career in finance, beginning as an accountant with a branch of the People's Bank of China. He later held several management positions within Chaoxin county government. In 1992, he became Party secretary and later mayor of Wuhu City.

Zhang later became vice-governor of Anhui province and held several high positions within the Party in Anhui province.

Zhang was an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. He served as Minister of the State Development and Reform Commission from 2008 - 2013. In 2013 he became Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th NPC and in 2015 he was named Chairman of the Chairman of the China Consumers' Association (CCA).

Career Data

2015— Chairman, China Consumers' Association (CCA)
2013—2018 Vice-Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC
2008—2013 Minister, National Development and Reform Commission
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2005—2005 Vice-Minister, National Development and Reform Commission
2005—2008 Secretary-General, State Council
2002—2007 Alternate Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1999—2005 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Anhui Province
1999—2005 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Anhui Province
1998—2003 Deputy, 9th NPC
1996—1997 Secretary-General, People's Government Anhui Province
1996—1999 Vice-Governor, People's Government Anhui Province
1995—1996 Assistant Governor, People's Government Anhui Province
1993—1995 Mayor, People's Government Anhui Province, Wuhu City
1992—1995 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Anhui Province, Wuhu City
1992—1993 Acting Mayor, People's Government Anhui Province, Wuhu City
1991—1992 Secretary, Provincial Planning Committee CPC, Leading Party Group Anhui Province
1991—1992 Director, Provincial Planning Committee Anhui Province
1988—1992 Director, Provincial Economic Information Center Anhui Province
1985—1991 Deputy Director, Provincial Planning Committee Anhui Province
1985—1991 Deputy Secretary, Provincial Planning Committee CPC, Leading Party Group Anhui Province
1981—1981 Deputy Director, Industry and Commerce Bureau Anhui Province, Chaoxian County
1981—1985 Director, People's Government, No.2 Office Anhui Province
1981—1985 Secretary, Provincial People's Congress, Research Office Anhui Province
1981—1985 Deputy Director, People's Government, No.2 Office Anhui Province
1980—1981 Student, CPC, Provincial Committee, Party School Anhui Province
1979 Joined, CPC
1978—1980 Staff Member, Finance and Trade Office Anhui Province, Chaoxian County
1967—1978 Section Chief, People's Bank of China, County Branch Anhui Province, Chaoxian County
1967—1978 Deputy Section Chief, People's Bank of China, County Branch Anhui Province, Chaoxian County
1967—1978 Accountant, People's Bank of China, County Branch Anhui Province, Chaoxian County
1963—1966 Student, Anhui School of Banking Anhui Province


Recent Travel & Appearances

20 May 17 Travelled to Timor-Leste, Dili and met with the following:
Francisco Guterres Lu-Olo (Timor-Leste President)
Chinese president's special envoy attends Timor-Leste presidential inauguration
03 Nov 14 Travelled to Montenegro, Podgorica and met with the following:
Ranko Krivokapic (Montenegrin Parliament Speaker)
Zhang Ping meets with Montenegrin Parliament Speaker
03 Nov 14 Travelled to Montenegro, Podgorica and met with the following:
Milo Dukanovic (Prime Minister of Montenegro)
Zhang Ping meets with Montenegro PM
01 Sep 14 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Wai Young (Member of the Canadian House of Commons,)
Zhang Ping meets Canadian parliamentary delegation
26 Mar 14 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Byeong-suk Park (deputy speaker of National Assembly of South Korea)
Vice chairman of #China's NPC Standing Committee meets deputy speaker of #S. Korea's National Assembly
05 Apr 13 Travelled to Mexico, Mexico City
Chinese senior legislator urges joint efforts to improve global economic governance #China
16 Mar 13 #China's parliament endorses new cabinet lineup
14 Mar 13 #China's parliament elects new state leadership
09 Mar 13 Travelled to Venezuela, Caracas and met with the following:
Nicolas Maduro (Acting President of Venezuela)
Zhang Ping meets with #Venezuela's Acting President Nicolas Maduro.
18 Dec 12 #China targets emerging sectors for quality growth

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