On the afternoon of October 23, the reporter learned from relevant parties that Xie Gaohua, the birth promoter of the “Pioneer of Reform” and Yiwu Small Commodity Market, passed away. Subsequently, the reporter confirmed the news from Xie Gaohua’s family.
Introduction to Xie Gaohua’s deeds:
Xie Gaohua, male, Han nationality, member of the Communist Party of China, born in November 1931, Zhejiang Yinzhou, former secretary of Yiwu County, Zhejiang Province, former deputy director of the Standing Committee of Zhangzhou Municipal People’s Congress. In the early days of reform and opening up, he insisted that the needs of the masses is the first orientation, breaking the rules and regulations, taking the courage and responsibility of reforming and innovating, resolutely making a “green light” for the roadside market, decisively proposing the “four permissible” policy, and pioneering the “Xingshang” The county’s regional economic development strategy led the county’s cadres to be brave, active, and meticulously cultivated, which gave birth to Yiwu, the world’s largest small commodity market, setting an example for the reform and development of the national small commodity market.
In December 2018, at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up, Xie Gaohua was awarded the title of reform pioneer by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council. This year, on the occasion of celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, he was named one of the 300 “most beautiful strugglers” in the country. One.