Compiled from the following sources:

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

XINHUA Online (China View)

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 10/2/2017
Career Data Updated: 10/2/2017

PHOTO: Sun Zhengcai
Sun Zhengcai 孙政才
Former Member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee
Born: 1963


Sun Zhengcai, male, Han Nationality, is a native of Rongcheng County, Shandong Province. He was born in 1963, entered the workforce in 1987 and joined the CPC in 1988. Sun Hold a doctor's degree in Agriculture.

From 2006-2009 Sun served as minister of the Ministry of Agriculture. He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and from 2009 to 2012 he served as Secretary of the Jilin CPC Provincial Committee and from 2010 to 2012 he was Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Jilin Provincial People's Congress.

He was a member of the Politburo of the 18th CPC Central Committee and from 2012 to 2017 he was Secretary of the CPC Chongqing Municipal Committee. Sun was expelled from the Party and dismissed from public office for "serious discipline violations" in October 2017.

Career Data

2012—2017 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Chongqing Municipality
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010—2012 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Jilin Province
2009—2012 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Jilin Province
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2006—2009 Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture CPC, Leading Party Group
2006—2009 Minister, Ministry of Agriculture
2002—2006 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Beijing Municipality
2002—2002 Secretary, CPC, District Committee Beijing, Shunyi District
2002—2006 Secretary-General, CPC, Municipal Committee Beijing Municipality
2002—2006 Head, People's Government Beijing, Shunyi District

Recent Travel & Appearances

13 Feb 18 Sun Zhengcai charged with bribery
11 Dec 17 Top procuratorate investigates Sun Zhengcai
04 Nov 17 Dismissal of former Chongqing party chief Sun Zhengcai as lawmaker confirmed
14 Oct 17 CPC Central Committee endorses Sun Zhengcai's expulsion
29 Sep 17 Sun Zhengcai expelled from CPC, public office
24 Jul 17 Sun Zhengcai under investigation
24 May 17 Sun Zhengcai elected CPC Chongqing chief
10 Nov 16 Travelled to Chongqing Municipality
Chinese VP, guests pose for group photo before China Int'l Friendship Cities Conference
13 Oct 16 Travelled to Chongqing Municipality and met with the following:
Abhisit Vejjajiva (Former Thai prime minister)
Thai ex-PM meets with Chongqing Party Chief in SW China
08 Apr 16 Travelled to Colombia, Bogota and met with the following:
Juan Manuel Santos (President of Colombia)
China, Colombia pledge to push forward ties

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