Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Wang Yi
Wang Yi 王毅
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; State Councilor, State Council
Born: 1953

Career Data

2018— State Councilor, State Council
2018— Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Reelected March 19, 2018)
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central Foreign Affairs Commission
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Internet Security and Informationization
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2013—2018 Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2008—2013 Director, Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2004—2007 Ambassador, Chinese Embassy Japan, Tokyo
2001—2004 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1998—2001 Assistant to the Foreign Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1998—2001 Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Policy Research Office
1995—1998 Chief, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Asian Affairs Department
1994—1995 Deputy Chief, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Asian Affairs Department
1989—1994 Counselor, Chinese Embassy Japan, Tokyo
1982—1989 Deputy Division Chief, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Asian Affairs Department
1982—1989 Division Chief, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Asian Affairs Department
1982—1989 Clerk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Asian Affairs Department
1978—1982 Student, Beijing International Studies University Beijing Municipality


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