Statistics bureau head joins PBOC committee

China's State Council has appointed Xie Fuzhan, the director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) as a member of the central bank's monetary policy committee, the official China Securities Journal reported Thursday 2 November.

The newspaper said the appointment had taken effect last Thursday. Xie was appointed head of the NBS head on 12 October.

He replaces Qiu Xiaohua, the previous head of the NBS, on the 13-member monetary policy committee. Qiu was removed from the NBS after he was impl