Zhong Shan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shangyu, Zhejiang. He was born in 1955, joined the CPC in 1974, and completed postgraduate studies in the economics program of the international trade department of Zhejiang University. He obtained a master's degree in economics and he is a senior economist. He served as board chairman and general manager of the Zhejiang Zhongda Group Limited until 1997. He was served as vice-governor of Zhejiang province from 2003-2008. He was vice-minister of the Ministry of Commerce from 2008 to 2017. In 2013 he became the International Trade Representative of the Ministry of Commerce and from 2017 to 2020 he served as Minister of the Ministry of Commerce. He is a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.