Personal Information

Personal Information

Name: ZHU Gaozhang
Position: Director General, Department of International Cooperation, General Administration of China Customs
Born on May 1st, 1955, married with a son

International Activities

Secretary General, China-Russia Customs Cooperation Sub-Committee of Prime-Minister’s meeting mechanism
Deputy Secretary General, Customs Summit, Europe-Asia Economic Forum
Deputy Secretary General, China-ASEAN Customs-Trade Cooperation Forum
Coordinator, Shanghai World Expo Security and Foreign Affairs Team
Keynote Speaker & Panel Member, 2009 World Customs Forum
Coordinator, Beijing Olympic Security Team of China Customs
Keynote speaker, the 4th Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting
Keynote speaker, the 7th ASEM Customs DG-Commissioner Meeting
Co-Chair, Customs-Business Dialogue at 107/108 WCO Council Session
Chair, Sino-Europe Customs-Business Seminar on Integrated Clearance
Chair, WCO Asia- Pacific Regional Enforcement Directors Conference
Chair, WCO Asia-Pacific Regional Enforcement Seminar
Chair, Greater Mekong Sub-Region Seminar on Customs One-stop Procedures


Council Member Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries
Council Member Business Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO)
Director China Customs Research Center on International Issues
Director Vice Chair Office for WCO Asia-Pacific region(2004-2006)
Advisor Customs Brokers Association of China
Advisor Port Society of China
Advisor Chinese Association of Bonded Operation Zones and Export Zones


2002-2004 MPA, Tsinghua University
1991-1992 Visiting scholar, Cambridge University, research in international relations and UK Customs studies
1985-1986 Postgraduate Diploma, Tsinghua University
1978-1982 B.D , Beijing Foreign Trade College


Chinese, English, French and Russian
China Customs

Address: No.6 Jianguomennei Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China