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He Ning
     

He Ning, Former Director-General of the Department of American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Commerce; Former Minister for trade and economic affairs of the Chinese Embassy to the United States.

He Ning used to be Director-General of the Department of American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, and Minister for trade and economic affairs of the Chinese Embassy to the United States. Currently he is a special senior fellow at Center for China and Globalization (CCG).

He Ning graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies with a bachelor's degree in English. He obtained a master's degree in economics from Nankai University. He attended the Advanced Management Progarmm(AMP) at Harvard Business School.

He Ning has 28 years of experience in the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, and later the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China. In 1987, he participated in the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations. His various posts include third secretary and second secretary of the Chinese Permanent Mission in Geneva, Section Director of the International Department of MOFCOM, Counselor of the Chinese Permanent Mission in Geneva, Vice Director-General of International Department in charge of APEC Affairs and Director-General of Department of WTO Affairs of the Ministry of Commerce.

From 2003 to 2012, he was Director-General of the Department of American and Oceanian Affairs of the Ministry of Commerce. From February 2012 to May 2015, he was Minister for trade and economic affairs of the Chinese Embassy to the United States.

He Ning has rich experience in the areas of comprehensive survey and research of international economy and trade. He participated in major multilateral trade negotiations and is very familiar with national economic and trade development strategies, as well as relevant policies. He has great expertise in coordinating international economic and trade cooperation and handling international economic and trade relations.