Zhong Shan

Zhong Shan
Minister of Commerce
Assumed office
February 2017
Premier Li Keqiang
Preceded by Gao Hucheng
Personal details
Born October 1955 (age 62)
Shangyu, Zhejiang
Political party Communist Party of China

Zhong Shan (Chinese: ; born October 1955) is a Chinese politician and business executive, serving as the Commerce Minister of the People's Republic of China since February 2017.


Zhong Shan was born in Shangyu, Zhejiang, and he joined to work in 1972. His first work was Chief of Section of Zhejiang Textile Import & Export Corporation. In 1998, he was served as the Director of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Department of Zhejiang. He was served as the vice Governor of Zhejiang since 2003.

In 2008, he was appointed as the Vice Minister of Commerce. In March 2013, he was named China's International Trade Representative (minister-level).[1] In February 2017, Zhong was appointed as the Minister of Commerce by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.[2]


  1. "钟山简历". MOFCOM. Retrieved 2015-12-13.
  2. "China's top legislature wraps up bi-monthly session". Xinhua. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
Government offices
Preceded by
Gao Hucheng
Minister of Commerce
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