Zhang Shaogang, Vice Chairman of the CCPIT
Mr. Zhang Shaogang, a Han Chinese born in Qingdao, Shandong province in April 1964, started his career in August 1988 and joined the CPC in June 1987. Zhang graduated with a BA in International Political Science from Peking University, and a MA in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
Having worked successively as Deputy Division Director and Division Director of the Department of International Trade and Economics Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade (MOFERT), Director of the Department of the International Trade and Economics Affairs of Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), Zhang was appointed as the China International Trade Representative Assistant (Deputy Director-General level) of the Office of the Representative for International Negotiation of MOFCOM and the Minister Counselor of the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations in New York. Zhang became the Minister Counselor (Director-General level) of the Economics and Commercial Office of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America in March 2012 and the Director-General of the Department International Trade and Economics Affairs of MOFCOM in December 2013.
Mr. Zhang has been serving as a member of the CPC Leadership Group and Vice Chairman of the CCPIT since April 2020.