Geng in 2017
|Deputy Director of Foreign Ministry Information Department of the|
People's Republic of China
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Hong Lei|
|Born||April 1973 (age 46)|
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater||Tufts University|
Geng Shuang (Chinese: 耿爽; born April 1973) is a Chinese politician serving as deputy director of the Foreign Ministry Information Department of the People's Republic of China. He is the 30th spokesperson since the spokesperson system was established in the ministry in 1983.
Beginning in 1995, he served in several posts in the Foreign Ministry, including staff member, secretary, counsellor, and division director.
He was counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in the United States from 2011 to 2015.
In 2015, he returned to Beijing and was appointed the counsellor of the Foreign Ministry's International Economic Division.
He was elevated to deputy director of the Foreign Ministry Information Department in 2016. On September 26, 2016, he became a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.
Geng is married and has a daughter.