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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/3/2008
Career Data Updated: 6/3/2008

PHOTO: Chen Yunlin
Chen Yunlin 陈云林
Chief, Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS)
Born: 1941

Biography Highlight

Chen Yunlin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Heishan, Liaoning Province. He was born in 1941, joined the CPC in 1966, and graduated from Beijing Agricultural University.

Recent Career Data

2008— Chief, Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS)
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1996—2008 Director, Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council
1994—1996 Deputy Director, Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council
1992—1997 Alternate Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1988—1994 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Heilongjiang Province
1988—1994 Vice-Governor, People's Government Heilongjiang Province
1987—1992 Delegate, 13th CPC, National Congress
1987—1988 Director, Commission for Restructuring the Economy Heilongjiang Province

Recent Travel & Appearances

05/07/13 Chen Yunlin meets SEF Chairman Lin Join-sane in #Taipei #China
08/09/12 Chinese mainland, Taiwan sign investment protection, customs cooperation pacts
08/09/12 President of mainland-based ARATS meets head of Taiwan's mainland affairs department
08/08/12 ARATS president visits Taipei Zoo
10/20/11 Mainland, Taiwan negotiators reach consensus on boosting industrial cooperation

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