Minister Lyu Jiang

Economic and Commercial Office
Embassy of the People's Republic of China

Biography

Guest Speaker 

Mr. Lyu Jiang is the Minister at the Economic and Commercial Office of the Chinese Embassy in the United States. Before that, he had been Deputy Director-General of Trade Remedy Investigation Bureau (TRIB) of the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of China since 2016.

Lyu joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in 1995 and spent his first eight years as a translator and interpreter. He was appointed Deputy Director with Bureau of Fair Trade in MOFCOM in 2003 and then worked as the Deputy Director in the Office for International Trade Negotiations within MOFCOM. From 2008 to 2016, Lyu worked with the Anti-monopoly Bureau of MOFCOM as Deputy Director and then Director.

Minister Lyu has comprehensive experience in international affairs, trade law and anti-monopoly issues, and has been working closely with policy makers, industries, lawyers, scholars and other stake holders in the relevant areas.

In addition to above posts, Lyu spent a total of four years working, on secondment, as senior-level official in local government (as county board deputy chief), China Iron & Steel Association and a trading company.

Lyu graduated from the English Department of China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) with a BA and has a master degree in international law from University of Sydney Law School.