|Secretary-General of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
10 March 2023
|Chairman of Jiangxi People's Congress
October 2018 – January 2022
|Communist Party Secretary of Jiangxi
21 March 2018 – 18 October 2021
|Yi Lianhong (Governor)
|Governor of Jiangxi
8 July 2016 – 6 August 2018
|September 1957 (age 66)
Yishui County, Shandong
|Chinese Communist Party
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Liu Qi (Chinese: 刘奇; born September 1957) is a Chinese politician who is currently the secretary-general of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress.
Liu previously served as the Chinese Communist Party Committee Secretary of Jiangxi from 2018 to 2021, and as the Governor of Jiangxi from 2016 to 2018. Liu spent most of his career in Zhejiang province.
Liu Qi was born in Yishui County, Shandong. During the Cultural Revolution, Liu became a rusticated youth performing manual labour in Wuyi County. He graduated from Zhejiang University with a degree in chemical engineering, and also has a graduate degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University and a doctorate in economics.
After graduating university, Liu was given a job at a state-owned chemical engineering company in Quzhou, where he rose from a dispatcher to the chief executive. He then took on jobs in the provincial department of petroleum, the provincial planning agency, then at Quzhou-based Juhua Corporation, before entering politics as mayor of Wenzhou, then head of the Zhejiang provincial Development and Reform Commission. During this period he worked directly under then Zhejiang party chief Xi Jinping.
In 2008, Liu was named head of the provincial federation of trade unions, and in January 2011, the mayor of Ningbo. He succeeded Wang Huizhong to become party chief of Ningbo in April 2013, and was transferred to Jiangxi in 2016. He had only been the deputy party chief of Jiangxi for several months when he was promoted one step further to become acting Governor of Jiangxi in July 2016, confirmed on September 28, 2016.
On March 21, 2018, Liu was appointed as the Communist Party Secretary of Jiangxi.
On 23 October 2021, he was appointed vice chairperson of the National People's Congress Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee.