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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

XINHUA Online (China View)

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/28/2017
Career Data Updated: 2/28/2017

PHOTO: Yang Xiong
Yang Xiong 杨雄
Vice-Chairman, Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the NPC
Born: 1953


Yang Xiong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. He was born in 1953, obtained a master's degree in economics, and graduated from the graduate school of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1985. Yang Xiong is a senior economic engineer, and vice-mayor of Shanghai municipality. He has held leading posts in business and in the airline industry, and in 2001 he served as deputy secretary-general of the Shanghai municipal government.

He served as Mayor of Shanghai from 2013 to 2017. In 2017 he became Vice-Chairman of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the NPC.

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