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Encyclopedia > Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) is one of the ministries of the State Council of China. The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) comprises most of the cultural, historic, and geographic area known as China. ... The State Council (国务院, pinyin: Guówùyuàn) is the chief civilian administrative body of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

The current minister is Bo Xilai. Bo Xilai (薄熙来; pinyin: Bó Xīlái) (born July 1949) is a politician of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

In the spring of 2003, the former Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation (MOFTEC) went through a reorganization and was renamed Ministry of Commerce. 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ...

The ministry also incorporates the former State Economic and Trade Commission (SETC) and the State Development Planning Commission (SDPC).

Current Ministers of MOFCOM

  • Bo Xilai, Minister
  • Yu Guangzhou, Vice Minister
  • Zhang Zhigang, Vice Minister
  • An Min, Vice Minister
  • Wei Jianguo, Vice Minister
  • Ma Xiuhong, Ms., Vice Minister
  • Liao Xiaoqi, Vice Minister
  • Gao Hucheng, Vice Minister
  • Xu Jingye, Vice Minister in Charge of Discipline Inspection
  • Chen Jian, Assistant
  • Yi Xiaozhun, Assistant Minister
  • Fu Ziying, Assistant Minister
  • Huang Hai, Assistant Minster

Bo Xilai (薄熙来; pinyin: Bó Xīlái) (born July 1949) is a politician of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Yellow Sea (in North and South Korea, it is also called the West Sea (strangely not disputed like East Sea) is the northern part of the East China Sea, which in turn is a part of the Pacific Ocean. ...


MOFCOM's responsibility includes the gradual integration of the economies of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau with the Economy of the People's Republic of China. To that end the Vice Minister An Min in charge of Hong Kong and Macau and the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, Henry Tang Ying-yen, continually negotiate new agreements under the auspices of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA). A Special Administrative Region (SAR) (Simplified Chinese: 特别行政区; Traditional Chinese: 特別行政區; pinyin: tèbié xíngzhèngqū; Cantonese IPA: /tɐk6piːt6 hɐŋ4tsɪŋ3kʰɵy1/; Jyutping: dak6bit6 hang4zing3keoi1; Yale: dahkbiht hàhngjingkeūi) is a political subdivision of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Hong Kong (香港; Cantonese IPA: ; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2; Yale: heūng góng; pinyin: Xiānggǎng; Wade-Giles: Hsiang-kang) is one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the Peoples Republic of China. ... National motto: none Official language Chinese and Portuguese Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah Area - Total - % water Not ranked 27. ... Since 1978 the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) government has been reforming its economy from a Soviet-style centrally planned economy to a more market-oriented economy but still within a rigid political framework of Communist Party of China control; called Socialism with Chinese characteristics which is one type... The Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) is an economic agreement between the Hong Kong SAR government and the Peoples Republic of China central government, signed on June 29, 2003. ...

External link

  • Official website (http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/)



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