New official for central leading financial group
A Zhejiang provincial official has been appointed as the deputy director of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs, according to Xinhua News Agency. Shu Guozeng, former deputy secretary-general of Zhejiang Committee of the Communist Party of China, was appointed the deputy head of the top economic policymaking body. The appointment followedHan Jun, former deputy director of the Development Research Center of the State Council, who was also appointed as a deputy director of the group in October. Now the body has LiuHe as the director and five deputy directors. been below market expectations, although the government had taken measures to boost domestic consumption and stabilize infrastructure investment.