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

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/19/2013
Career Data Updated: 7/13/2013

PHOTO: Yang Jiechi
Yang Jiechi 杨洁篪
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee; State Councilor, State Council; Deputy Director, National Leading Group for Climate Change and for Energy Conservation & Reduction of Pollution Discharge
Born: 1950

Biography Highlight

Yang Jiechi, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shanghai. He was born in 1950 and studied at Bath University and the London School of Economics from 1973 to 1975.

Recent Career Data

2013— State Councilor, State Council
2013— Deputy Director, National Leading Group for Climate Change and for Energy Conservation & Reduction of Pollution Discharge
2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2013 Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2005—2007 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2002—2007 Alternate Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2000—2004 Ambassador, Chinese Embassy USA, Washington D.C.
1998—2000 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1995—1998 Assistant Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Recent Travel & Appearances

02/25/15 Senior Chinese, U.S. officials meet for Xi's visit in September
02/09/15 China vows to deepen mutually beneficial ties with AU
02/09/15 President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe Meets with Yang Jiechi
02/09/15 Yang Jiechi Holds Talks with Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko of Zimbabwe
02/07/15 Germany, China express willingness to further promote cooperation

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