Xiao Yaqing had a reputation as a capable administrator but has been demoted for taking bribes. Photo: Bloomberg
Xiao Yaqing had a reputation as a capable administrator but has been demoted for taking bribes. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s ex-industry tsar, Xiao Yaqing, expelled from Communist Party for taking bribes

  • Xiao demoted to one of the lowest rungs in the civil service but avoids prosecution after admitting errors and repaying cash
  • The official gained a reputation as a capable administrator after turning around a loss-making aluminium plant

Xiao Yaqing had a reputation as a capable administrator but has been demoted for taking bribes. Photo: Bloomberg
Xiao Yaqing had a reputation as a capable administrator but has been demoted for taking bribes. Photo: Bloomberg
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