Liao Hui (politician)

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Liao Hui
Director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office
In office
July 1997 – September 2010
Premier Zhu Rongji 1997–2003
Wen Jiabao 2003–2010
Preceded by Lu Ping
Succeeded by Wang Guangya
Personal details
Born May 1942 (age 76)
Japanese Hong Kong
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China

Liao Hui (simplified Chinese: 廖晖; traditional Chinese: 廖暉; pinyin: Liào Huī; Jyutping: Liu6 Fai1; born May 1942 in Hong Kong) is the former director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China. Since March 2003, he has also served as the second vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), in charge of the affairs of the Communist Party of China in Hong Kong and Macau.


Liao's ancestors were from Huiyang, Guangdong. Born in Hong Kong, he is the son of Liao Chengzhi, and the grandson of Liao Zhongkai and He Xiangning.

Liao was born in Hong Kong during his father's time with the Eighth Route Army office in colony, but fled to back to China with family following the Japanese invasion in December 1941.

He was a member of every Central Committee of the Communist Party of China from the 12th to the 17th, and the vice chairman of the 10th and 11th sessions of the CPPCC.

Further reading

  • Mayumi Itoh (2012). Pioneers of Sino-Japanese Relations: Liao and Takasaki. Palgrave-MacMillan ISBN 978-1-137-02734-4.

External links

  • Liao Hui's profile at

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