|Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China|
March 2003 – March 2008
December 1, 1938 |
Shaoxing, Chekiang, Republic of China
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater||Tsinghua University|
Zeng Peiyan (Chinese: 曾培炎; pinyin: Zēng Péiyán; born December 1938 in Shaoxing, Zhejiang) is a Chinese politician. He was a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China from 2002 to 2007 and was a Vice-premier from 2003 to 2008.
Early life and career
Following his post as Vice Premier of the State Council, Zeng has been serving as Chairman of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, a think tank with the mission of promoting international economic research and exchanges and providing consulting service. In 2009, he also became a member of the International Advisory Council of the sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corporation.
2013 Taiwan visit
In end of February 2013, Zeng, in his capacity as the Chairman of the mainland-based China Center for International Economic Exchanges visited Taiwan for five days in which he delivered a speech during a Cross-Straits Entrepreneurs’ Forum at the Grand Hotel in Taipei. His visit came at the invitation of Vincent Siew, the Chairman of the Cross-Straits Common Market Foundation. Zeng met representatives from Taiwan’s industrial and commercial circles, and will also tour around the region to get a better understanding of the latest developments to the island's economy. 
- Xinhua: Wu Yi, Zhang Lichang, Cao Gangchuan, Zeng Peiyan not in CPC new central committee
|Chairman of the State Development Planning Commission
1998 – 2003