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

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
1993—1995 Deputy Chief of Mission, Chinese Embassy USA, Washington D.C.
1993—1995 Minister, Chinese Embassy USA, Washington D.C.
1990—1993 Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, North American and Oceania Affairs Department
1990—1993 Division Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, North American and Oceania Affairs Department
1990—1993 Counselor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, North American and Oceania Affairs Department
1987—1990 Division Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Translation and Interpretation Department
1987—1990 Counselor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Translation and Interpretation Department
1983—1987 Second Secretary, Chinese Embassy USA, Washington D.C.
1983—1987 Counselor, Chinese Embassy USA, Washington D.C.
1975—1983 Second Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Translation and Interpretation Department
1975—1983 Staff Member, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Translation and Interpretation Department
1973—1975 Student, London School of Economics United Kingdom, London
1973—1975 Student, University of Bath United Kingdom, Bath
1971 Joined, CPC
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