China's leadership, as well as the functions, responsibilities and contact information for China's central government agencies and departments. Government agencies refer to the offices under the State Council, China's cabinet, and the National People's Congress (NPC), China's legislative body. This section does not directly address the structure of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), though the party does exercise significant authority over government policies. Click here for a detailed description of the PRC leadership structure.
Developments related to PRC government leaders and personnel; biographies and official responsibilities.
Ministries and commissions of the State Council, other government offices that report directly to the State Council, and independent offices that report directly to specific ministry-level offices. The State Council is the chief administrative authority of China. It is chaired by the premier and includes the heads of each governmental department and agency.