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The Chinese Consulate General in New York to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell




The Chinese Consulate General in New York will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of Chinese New Year.

In honor of the occasion, ZhangQiyue, Consul General, will ring the Opening Bell. 


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, February 8, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET   

The Chinese Consulate General in New York Media Contact:

Zhang Meifang

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0


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About Ambassador Zhang Qiyue

Ambassador Zhang Qiyue started her diplomatic career in 1982. She has rich experience in multilateral and bilateral diplomacy. She served as Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Belgium and Indonesia respectively. Her previous posts also include the Secretariat of United Nations Headquarters in New York and Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

From 1998 to 2004, she worked as the Spokeswoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry. She also served as Deputy Director General of the Information Department from 1998 to 2004 and Director General of the Department for Diplomatic Missions Abroad from 2012 to 2014.

Ambassador Zhang Qiyue graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University. She is married, with one son. 

She has been the Consul General of China in New York since December 29th, 2014.

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