Fu Ying is now the Vice-Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of China’s 13th National People’s Congress. She is also the Chair of Academic Committee of the National Institute for Global Strategy (NIGS) of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), and Specially Invited Vice Chairman of China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE).
Fu Ying joined China’s Foreign Service in 1978 and mainly engaged in Asian Affairs, including one year as China’s first civilian UN peacekeeper in Cambodia in 1992. She served successively as the Director and Counselor of the Foreign Ministry’s Asian Department from 1993 to 1997. She was appointed the Minister Counselor of the Chinese Embassy in Indonesia in 1997, China’s Ambassador to the Philippines in 1998, and head of the Foreign Ministry’s Asian Department in 2000. She was appointed the Chinese Ambassador to Australia in 2004 and later Ambassador to the United Kingdom in 2007. From 2009 to 2013, she served as a Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of European affairs and then Asian affairs.
From 2013 to 2017, she served as the Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of China’s 12th National People’s Congress.