Liu Jiang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Beijing. He was born in 1940, graduated from the Shihezi Agricultural College in 1964.
Liu has spent his career working on issues of agriculture and development. His effort to establish modern chicken farms helped solve shortages of chicken and eggs in the capital. Liu‘s name has been linked with the "shopping basket project" -- a project to ensure an adequate supply of vegetables, meat, eggs and other non-staple food to the Chinese population. In order to solve the problem, in 1988 China launched the "shopping basket project" -- building a number of farm produce centers throughout the country.
He was a member of the 15th CPC Central Committee.
Liu Jiang is vice-minister of the State Development Planning Commission, a post he has held since 1998.