Ma Kai

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Ma Kai
马凯
Ma Kai Xiamen 2013.jpg
Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
Incumbent
Assumed office
16 March 2013
Serving with Zhang Gaoli, Liu Yandong, Wang Yang
Premier Li Keqiang
Preceded by Wang Qishan
State Councilor of the People's Republic of China
In office
March 2008 – March 2013
Premier Wen Jiabao
10th Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission
In office
March 2003 – March 2008
Premier Wen Jiabao
Preceded by Zeng Peiyan
Succeeded by Zhang Ping
Personal details
Born June 1946 (age 68)
Jinshan, Shanghai
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Alma mater Renmin University of China
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ma.
Ma Kai
Traditional Chinese 馬凱
Simplified Chinese 马凯
Ma Kai meeting with Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in October 2013

Ma Kai (Chinese: 马凯pinyinMǎ Kǎi; born June 1946) is one of the four Vice Premiers of China (Fourth-ranked).[1] He was formerly a State Councilor and Secretary General of the State Council of China.

Biography[edit]

Ma Kai was born in Jinshan, Shanghai in 1946. He received his Master's degree from Renmin University of China in 1982.

His portfolio also includes putting forth Chinese policies with regard to global warming. He was a member of the 16th and the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and is currently a member of the 18th. He was elected to 18th Politburo of the Communist Party of China in 2012.

In 2003 he was given responsibility for the National Development and Reform Commission, an organisation which has broad administrative and planning control over the Economy of China.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who’s Who in China’s New Government Leadership Lineup". Bloomberg. 16 March 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Ma Kai, ChinaVitae, published 2003, accessed 2007-06-14

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Government offices
Preceded by
Zeng Peiyan
Chairman of National Development and Reform Commission
2003 –2008
Succeeded by
Zhang Ping