On January 15, 2023, at the first session of the 14th People's Congress of Zhejiang Province, 99 deputies of Zhejiang Province were elected to attend the 14th National People's Congress according to law. Chen Xuehua, Chairman of Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co., Ltd., was elected successfully.
Meanwhile, the qualifications of deputies shall be submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress for examination and confirmation according to law.
Chen Xuehua, a member of the Communist Party of China and a senior economist, is currently the Chairman of Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co., Ltd.
Constantly pursuing scientific development and making innovative breakthroughs, he has led all staff of Huayou Cobalt to forge ahead in expanding the real economy and make important contributions to economic and social development and industrial and technological progress. Under his leadership, Huayou Cobalt has been ranked in the list of the top 500 Chinese private enterprises in manufacturing industry for five consecutive years and become one of the top 500 Chinese private enterprises in 2022.
Chen Xuehua has also been selected as one of the leading talents in scientific and technological innovation in the National Ten Thousand Talents Plan and won the National Patent Excellence Award as the first inventor. Moreover, he has also won the titles of "Influential Zhejiang Entrepreneurs", the "Zhejiang Outstanding and Leading Entrepreneurs", the " Excellent Zhejiang Entrepreneurs", the "New Champions of Zhejiang Entrepreneurs", the "40 Talents in Zhejiang's Industrial Innovation and Development in the Past 40 years of Reform and Opening Up", the "Jiaxing Labor Model" and other honorary titles, and has obtained the "Zhejiang Patent Gold Award", the "Zhejiang Private Entrepreneurs Science and Technology Innovation Award", and the "Zhejiang Charity Love Award". He was invited to attend the G20 Business 20 (B20) Summit 2022, and worked with representatives of global business leaders to seek solutions for world economic growth.