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)

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/29/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/29/2018

PHOTO: Yang Chuantang
Yang Chuantang 杨传堂
Former Member of the 18th CPC Central Committee; Former Minister of the Ministry of Transport
Born: 1954

Recent Travel & Appearances

19 Dec 19 China to further expand international cultural exchanges
07 Apr 17 Travelled to USA, Florida, Palm Beach and met with the following:
Donald Trump (U.S. President)
Xi, Trump pledge to expand mutually beneficial cooperation, manage differences
01 Apr 16 Travelled to USA, Washington D.C. and met with the following:
Barack Obama (President of the United States)
Xi meets Obama on sidelines of 4th Nuclear Security Summit
30 Mar 16 Travelled to Czechoslovakia, Prague and met with the following:
Milos Zeman (Czech President)
President Xi, Czech counterpart attend China-Czech Economic Roundtable in Prague
14 Mar 16 Chinese minister of transport attends press conference on sidelines of 4th session of 12th NPC
07 Jun 15 China beefs up search for shipwreck victims' remains
16 Apr 15 Travelled to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur and met with the following:
Warren Truss (Australian Deputy Prime Minister)
China, Malaysia, Australia agree to double search zone of MH370
21 Mar 15 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Hage Geingob (President of Namibia)
Special Envoy of President Xi Jinping Yang Chuantang Attends Inauguration Ceremony of Namibian President
21 Apr 14 #China drafts law to protect navigation channels
16 Mar 13 Premier Li nominates new cabinet members #China

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