Zhang Yuxiang, a native of Jiutai, Jilin Province, was born in May 1953. She is a CPC member. She used to be member of the CPC Leading Group of the Ministry of Agriculture, Chief Economist and Director-General of the Department of Market and Economic Information of the Ministry of Agriculture. She specializes in rural economic management. She was engaged as a research fellow of the Counsellors’ Office of the State Council in September 2013.