Chairman, China International Contractor's Association
Mr. Fang Qiuchen has worked in Ministry of Commerce (the then Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation) for a long time and served as Vice Mayor of City Botou of Hebei Province, responsible for the social commodities circulation. He has served successively as Researcher, Director, Deputy Director General of the Department of Outward Investment and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), Commercial Counsellor (Deputy Director General) and Director-General of the Department of American and Oceanian Affairs of MOFCOM. He has held diplomatic posts as Third Secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria, First Secretary in Brunei Darussalam, Economic and Commercial Counsellor in Macedonia, and Minister Counsellor in Indonesia. Since April 2015, Mr. Fang took the position as Chairman of China International Contractor's Association (CHINCA).
CHINCA is the national organisation formed by Chinese international project contractors, investors, labor service companies and related service providers, which used to be affiliated to MOFCOM. CHINCA has been awarded the“National Advanced Social Association” and the highest level 5A in “National Industry Association Evaluation” by China's Ministry of Civil Affairs. CHINCA has more than 1,500 members, whose projects distributed in more than 190 countries and regions around the world. In housing, electricity, petrochemical, communications and other fields, a large number of projects have been implemented to benefit the local economic development, social progress and improvement of people's livelihood. CHINCA actively serves member companies to participate in the “Belt and Road” Initiative and infrastructure construction, including setting up platforms, promoting exchanges, and undertaking the work as Secretariats of several bilateral CEO Forums; leading sustainable development of companies, carrying out industry self-discipline and credit evaluation, and upgrading corporate compliance awareness. The International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF) annually held in Macau is now highly influential in the world's infrastructure industry.