Chairman Lu Jianzhong Re-elected as Deputy to the National People's Congress
17 Feb 2023



On January 16 of 2023, 69 deputies from Shaanxi Province were elected to the 14th National People's Congress (NPC) in accordance with the law at the first session of the 14th Shaanxi Provincial People's Congress. Lu Jianzhong, Chairman of the Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce and Chairman of Tang West Market Group, was re-elected as a deputy to the NPC since his last term beginning in January 2018. Before that, Chairman Lu were a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) for three terms.


Since his election as a deputy to the NPC, Lu has been earnestly performing his duties. He has made suggestions on hot issues such as the innovative development of cultural industry, encouraging and supporting the private economy, and high-quality construction of the Belt and Road Initiative. He put forward the Proposal on the Enactment of the Law on Promoting the Digital Economy. A total of 24 proposals were suggested in areas such as giving full play to the private sector to promote the Belt and Road Initiative and the high-quality development of the private economy, which provide detailed reference for relevant ministries and commissions on formulating policies and regulations. Some of the suggestions have been incorporated into relevant planning or policy-related documents.