Standing Committee member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Deputy Director of economic committee at CPPC, former Minister of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
Li Yizhong entered the work force in July 1967, then Mr. Li held various positions including worker, technician, deputy director of a workshop, director of a workshop, deputy chief engineer and factory director. From December 1984 to July 1987, he served as manager of of Qilu Petrochemical Company of Sinopec Corp. From July 1987 to August 1997, he worked as deputy general manager, executive deputy general manager and deputy secretary of party committee of Sinopec Corp. From August 1997 to April 1998, he was appointed as chairman, general manager and secretary of party committee of China Donglian Petrochemical Group Company, as well as Chairman of Yizheng Chemical Fibre Company. In April 1998, he was appointed as general manager and secretary of party committee of Sinopec Corp. In February 2000, he was appointed as chairman of Sinopec Corp. In 2003, Mr. Li was appoited as secretary of party committee and deputy director of State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission. In February 2005, he was appointed as director and secretary of party committee of State Administration of Work Safety. In March 2008, he was appointed as Minister of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in the First Session of the Eleventh National People's Congress.