|Message from the Consul General|
Welcome to the official website of the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago.
This Consulate General covers nine states in the Midwest of the U.S., namely Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa.
As the 11th Consul General of China in Chicago, I, together with my colleagues in the Consulate General, will stay committed to working with people of all circles in this region to promote our mutually beneficial cooperation and the friendly people-to-people exchanges, thus contributing to the development of China-U.S. relations in the new era.
This website is to update you on the latest development of China-U.S. relationship, particularly our ties and robust cooperation with the Midwest, U.S., provide more services and convenience to local Americans and Chinese compatriots, and help our friends in the region get to know China better as a peaceful, prosperous, open and innovative country.
Thank you for your support to the Consulate General. Your comments and suggestions are most welcome.
Biography of Consul General Zhao Jian
Born in Shandong Province in October 1971. University graduate.
1993-1996 Staff Member, Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), People's Republic of China
1996-1999 Staff member, Attaché, Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana
1999-2007 Third Secretary, Second Secretary, Deputy Director, Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, MFA
2007-2009 Director, Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, MFA
2009-2013 Counselor, Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Commonwealth of Australia
2013-2016 Counselor, Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, MFA
2016-2019 Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Melbourne
2019- Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago
Mr. Zhao Jian is married with a daughter.