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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 5/30/2003
Career Data Updated: 5/24/2010

PHOTO: Li Lanqing
Li Lanqing 李岚清
Vice Premier, State Council
Born: 1932

Biography

Li Lanqing, male, Han nationality, is a native of Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1932 and graduated from Fudan University.

Li worked in the automobile industry for over 20 years prior to becoming director of the Foreign Investment Administrative Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade. He later became vice-mayor of Tianjin. In 1990, he was named minister of the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade.

Li was an alternate member of the 13th CPC Central Committee, a member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees, a member of the Politburo of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees, and a Standing Committee member of Politburo of the 15th CPC Central Committee.

Career Data

1998—???? Deputy Head, State Steering Group of Science, Technology and Education
1998—???? Director, National Committee for the Patriotic Public Health Campaign
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—???? Chairman, State Academic Degrees Committee
1993— Vice-Premier, State Council
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1992—???? Deputy Director, State Economic and Trade Office
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1990—1992 Minister, Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade
1987—1992 Alternate Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1986—1990 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade
1983—1986 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Tianjin Municipality
1982—1983 Director, Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade, Foreign Investment Administrative Bureau
1981—1982 Chief, State Administration Commission on Import and Export Affairs, Government Loan Office
1972—1978 Secretary, No. 2 Automobile Works, Engine Plant CPC, Party Committee
1972—1978 Deputy Director, No. 2 Automobile Works, Engine Plant
1969—1972 Worker, Cultural Revolution, May 7th Cadre School
1961—1969 Worker, State Economic Commission
1959—1961 Worker, First Ministry of Machine-Building Industry
1956—1957 Trainee, (Gorky Automobile Factory, Soviet Union)
1956—1957 Trainee, (Liharchev Automobile Factory, Soviet Union)
1952—1956 Deputy Director, No. 1 Automobile Works, Planning Section Jilin Province, Changchun City
1952—1956 Worker, No. 1 Automobile Works Jilin Province, Changchun City
1952 Graduate, Fudan University Shanghai Municipality


Recent Travel & Appearances

25 Oct 17 Xi meets congress delegates
11 Feb 10 Hu Jintao and other senior Party and government officials visited a number of former leaders and extended their best wishes to them, ahead of the Lunar New Year.
28 Dec 09 Hu Jintao, Jiang Zemin and other top leaders bade farewell to Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme.
20 Oct 09 Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin consoled a relative of Lu Zhengcao, the last one of New China's first 57 generals, during Lu's funeral service.
01 Oct 09 Hu Jintao addressed the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
01 Oct 09 Hu Jintao and other Chinese leaders joined in National Day evening gala.
30 Sep 09 Wen Jiabao and top leaders attended a grand reception to mark the founding anniversary of the People's Republic.
28 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and other top leaders watched a large-scale musical epic.
18 Dec 08 Hu Jintao delivered a speech during the conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the convening of the 3rd Plenary Session of the 11th CPC Central Committee.
17 Sep 08 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Philip Craven (International Paralympic Committee President)
Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin attended Beijing Paralympics closing ceremony.

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