Yang Xin

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Yang Xin
Chairman of Standing Committee of Qiqihar Municipal People's Congress
In office
February 2009 – January 2012
Communist Party Secretary of Qiqihar
In office
June 2003 – February 2009
Mayor of Qiqihar
In office
August 2000 – June 2003
Mayor of Daqing
In office
November 1997 – March 2000
Personal details
Born May 1950 (age 68)
Suihua, Heilongjiang, China
Nationality China Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Residence Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
Alma mater Central Party School of the Communist Party of China
Harbin Normal University
Occupation Politician

Yang Xin (simplified Chinese: 杨信; traditional Chinese: 楊信; pinyin: Yáng Xìn; born May 1950 in Suihua) is a former Chinese politician from Heilongjiang Province.[1] He was the Party Secretary and Mayor of Qiqihar, and prior to that Mayor of Daqing. In September 2014 Yang was investigated by the Communist Party's anti-corruption body.


Yang Xin was born and raised in Suihua, Heilongjiang.[1] He graduated from Central Party School of the Communist Party of China and Harbin Normal University, majoring in economic management.[1]

Yang became involved in politics in November 1968 and joined the Communist Party of China in September 1969.[1]

Beginning in 1968, Yang served in several posts in Suihua County, including director of organization department.[1]

From August 1980 to May 1983, he worked in Qinggang County, he served as Vice County Governor between August 1982 to May 1983.[1]

He became the Deputy CPC Party Chief of Hailun County in April 1985, and served until April 1986.[1]

In August 1986 he was promoted to become the CPC Party Chief of Qing'an County, a position he held until July 1989.[1]

In November 1992, he was transferred to Daqing as Vice-Mayor, then he served as Executive Vice-Mayor, Deputy CPC Party Chief, and Mayor.[1]

In March 2000, he worked in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang, he served as the Director of Heilongjiang Provincial Agriculture Committee, he remained in that position until August 2000, when he was transferred to Qiqihar and appointed the Deputy CPC Party Chief, Mayor and Party Secretary, he was re-elected in February 2001, and began his third term in March 2003.[1]

In June 2003, he was promoted to become the CPC Party Chief and Chairman of Standing Committee of Qiqihar Municipal People's Congress, he was re-elected in December 2009.[1]

From February 2010 to January 2012, he served as the Chairman of Standing Committee of Qiqihar Municipal People's Congress.[1]

On September 25, 2014, the state media reported that he was being investigated by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[2][3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l 齐齐哈尔市委原书记杨信涉嫌严重违纪违法被调查 . 163.com (in Chinese). 2014-09-25. 
  2. ^ 齐齐哈尔原市委书记被查 . Chinadaily (in Chinese). 2014-09-26. 
  3. ^ 齐齐哈尔市委原书记杨信接受组织调查 . Xinhua News (in Chinese). 2014-09-25. 

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