Yin Hailin
Vice-mayor of Tianjin
In office
May 2012 – August 2016
Personal details
BornApril 1960 (age 61)
Tianjin, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (expelled)
Alma materTsinghua University
Nankai University
Tianjin University

Yin Hailin (Chinese: 尹海林; pinyin: Yǐn Hǎilín; born April 1960) is a former Chinese politician, and Vice-mayor of Tianjin, a municipality of China. He was dismissed from his position in August 2016 for investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Early life and education

Yin was born in Tianjin in April 1960, and he was graduated from Tianjin Red Army High School in 1978. He entered the Department of Architecture of Tsinghua University in the same year and graduated in 1983.[1]


After graduating, he entered to China Academy of Urban Planning and Design, and worked as Planner. Then he backed to Tianjin and became the planner of Tianjin Urban and Rural Planning and Design Institute.[2]

Yin was the Deputy Director of Tianjin Planning and Land Resources Bureau since 2000 and promoted to the post of director in 2007. In 2012, he was elected as Vice-mayor of Tianjin and deputy-secretary of the CPC Political and Legal Affairs Commission of Tianjin.[2]

Corruption allegations

On August 22, 2016, Yin was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations".[2][3] Yin Hailin was expelled from the Communist Party, and demoted to sub-division level (fuchuji) on January 20, 2017.[4]


  1. ^ "专访尹海林:拙匠之门生". ifeng.com. 2011-04-07. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  2. ^ a b c "天津市副市长尹海林涉嫌严重违纪接受组织调查". CCDI. 2016-08-22. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  3. ^ "China investigates Tianjin vice mayor for corruption". Reuters. 2016-08-22. Retrieved 2016-08-22.
  4. ^ "天津原副市长尹海林违纪被开除党籍 降为副处级". CCDI. 2017-01-20.