supported the organisation
of the Award Ceremony of the Award
of the European Medium-sized
the Chancellor of the Federal Republic
of Germany Mr. Gerhard Schröder
to the laureate, the former Premier
of the People’s Republic of
China Mr. Zhu Rongji in December
2004 in Beijing.
The UMU (Union
of Medium Sized Companies)
represents over 68000 small
sized companies in Europe. The prior
laureate had been the former US-President
Bill Clinton in 2002.
The award had
been endowed with 100.000
$ US. Zhu Rongji donated the
to the Department of Economics
the renowned Qinghua University,
- in order to encourage the managerial
and scientific exchange between
China and Germany.