Zhu Rongji in 1986
|Premier of the People’s Republic of China|
March 17, 1998 â€“ March 16, 2003
|Vice Premier||Li Lanqing
|Preceded by||Li Peng|
|Succeeded by||Wen Jiabao|
|6th First-ranking Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China|
March 29, 1993 â€“ March 17, 1998
|Preceded by||Yao Yilin|
|Succeeded by||Li Lanqing|
|Member of the 14, 15th CPC Politburo Standing Committee|
19 October 1992 â€“ November 15, 2002
|General Secretary||Jiang Zemin|
|9th Governor of the People’s Bank of China|
July 1993 â€“ June 1995
|Preceded by||Li Guixian|
|Succeeded by||Dai Xianglong|
1 October 1928 |
Changsha, Hunan, China
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Children||Zhu Yunlai (son)
Zhu Yanlai (daughter)
|Alma mater||Tsinghua University|
My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it.
I have never intimidated the masses… I only intimidate corrupt officials.
Even if a minefield or the abyss should lie before me, I will march straight ahead without looking back.
I take great pride in having been able to overcome the Asian financial crisis and seeking the opportunities available to bring about an unprecedented growth in the economy.
Be realistic and truthful – and tell Hong Kong businessmen honestly that they should go for long-term investments since it is unlikely money can be made in the short haul.
Whoever stands for 'one China' will get our support. We can have talks with them, and our talks will cover anything.
Although China and United States are competitors, China and the United States are indeed partners in trade.
In the course of the reform, some new circumstances that we had not anticipated have appeared.