Chinese commerce body ACFIC gets new head

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 17:20 hrs

Beijing, Dec 10 (IANS) Wang Qinmin was Monday elected chairman of the executive committee of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC).

The first plenary session of the ACFIC's 11th executive committee was held Monday, Xinhua reported.

Quan Zhezhu was appointed executive vice chairman and 23 others were elected vice chairpersons, including Li Yanhong, CEO of the Chinese search engine giant Baidu.

The new ACFIC chairman vowed to promote industry associations and help build harmonious labour relations.

Founded in 1953, the ACFIC is a non-governmental organisation and has over 2.9 million members comprising enterprises, groups and individuals.

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