By: Eamonn Sheridan

China Investment Corp (CIC) has not had a chairman for about three months Former chairman Lou Jiwei was promoted to finance minister Candidates most likely are: Jiang Jianqing (chairman of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China), Huang Qifan (mayor of Chongqing,currently), Gao Xiqing (currently CIC's vice-chairman and president), Tu Guangshao (who is now deputy mayor of Shanghai, overseeing the development of the finance industry there) CIC manages around US$480 billion SCMP