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: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Zhou Xiaochuan
Zhou Xiaochuan 周小川
Former Governor of the People's Bank of China
Born: 1948


Zhou Xiaochuan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Yixing City of Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1948 and graduated from Beijing Chemical Engineering Institute with a Bachelor Degree in 1975 and Tsinghua University with a Doctorate Degree in 1985.

Zhou spent his career working in China's leading trade and finance organizations. He served as a vice-governor of the People's Bank of China and governor of the China Construction Bank. In 2000 he was appointed chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission.

Zhou was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. From 2002 to 2018 Zhou served as Governor of People's Bank of China.

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