Ye Cheng

About Ye Cheng

Birth Year: 1840
Birth Place: Rizhao, China, China
Native name: 葉澄衷
Traditional Chinese: 葉澄衷
Simplified Chinese: 叶澄衷
TranscriptionsStandard MandarinHanyu PinyinWade–Giles: Transcriptions Standard Mandarin Hanyu Pinyin Yè Chéngzhōng Wade–Giles Yeh Ch'eng-chung Yè ChéngzhōngYeh Ch'eng-chung
Hanyu Pinyin: Yè Chéngzhōng
Wade–Giles: Yeh Ch'eng-chung

Ye Cheng

Ye Cheng was born on 1840 in Rizhao, China, China. Ye Cheng chairs privately-held Shandong Landbridge Group, which is active in petrochemicals, logistics, trade, and runs a deep-water port. Government-controlled giants Cnooc and China National Petroleum are among Landbridge's business partners. Ye is the vice president of the Rizhao City Charity Federation and is a director at Rizhao Bank in China's Shandong Province.
Ye Cheng is a member of Diversified

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Standard Oil Trust appointed Ye as their exclusive distribution agent in China from 1883 to 1893. As a "comprador-merchant", he organized the distribution of Kerosene fuel across North China and the Lower and Middle Yangtze regions.


Ye established the Chengzhong Middle School in Shanghai, which was built between 1889 and 1901 where Cai Yuanpei was the first principal and Hu Shih along with Coching Chu two of the first pupils. Today the building is home to the Shanghai Middle School No. 58 He also gave money to several other charitable institutions.


By the time of his death in October 1899, Ye's assets were valued at between six and eight million taels of silver, equivalent to one-tenth of the Qing government's annual income.

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