The list of the 11th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) members has been recently announced and the list for the 11th NPC (National People's Congress) deputies will be announced today.
Preliminary statistics show the number of representatives from the finance field will increase greatly. Members and deputies from the securities, banking and insurance sector will nearly double.
Analysts say that the rising number of finance representatives indicates that the financial industry is playing an increasingly important role in the national economy, giving it a bigger say in the NPC and CPPCC.
For more details, please read the full story in Chinese. (http://www.stockinfo.com.cn/paper_new/html/2008-02/28/content_60768736.htm)
(China.org.cn February 28, 2008)