Minister of Industry and Trade, Vietnam.

8/2007 – onward     Minister of Industry and Trade
4/2006 – 7/2007       Secretary of Party of Lang Son Province
3/2003 – 3/2006       Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ha Tay Province
4/1997 – 3/2003       Deputy Minister
1995 – 4/1997          Ministry of Planning and Investment
1989 – 10/1995        State Committee for Cooperation and Investment
1988                           Joined Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations
1976 – 1987              State Planning Committee