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MUHUA CHEN

Vice Chairman

MUHUA CHEN, Chinese Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. Chairperson, Women’s Federation.

Background

CHEN, MUHUA was born in 1921 in Qingtian County, Zhejiang Province.

Education

Studied building construction at Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Career

Deputy Director, Bureau of Integrated Industrial Equipment, General Liaison Office of Economic Relations with Foreign Countries, 1962-1964. Deputy Director, Bureau of Integrated Industrial Equipment, State Commission for Economic Relations with Foreign Countries, 1964-1970. Vice Minister of Economic Relations with Foreign Countries, 1970-1977, Minister, 1977-1982.

Vice Premier, 1978-1982. Alternate Member, Politburo, 11th, 12th Central Committees, 1977-1987. Director, Birth Planning Leading Group under the State Council, 1978-1981.

Minister, Commission for Family Planning, 1981-1982. Minister for Foreign Economic Relations and Trade, 1982-1985. State Councillor, 1982-1988.

President, People's Bank, 1985-1988. Honorary Chairman, Board of Chairmen, Bank of China, since 1985. Member, National People's Congress: 5th, Zhejiang.

7th, Liaoning, Vice-Chairman, Standing Committee. Member, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th Central Committees, since 1973. Professional career: survived the Cultural Revolution unharmed.

Membership

Chairperson, Women’s Federation.