Overseas Chinese, compatriots of Hongkong, Macao and Taiwan, friendly foreigners and Chinese outside Pinghu can be awarded the title Honorary Citizen of Pinghu on condition that they abide by Chinese laws and regulations and conform to one of the following qualifications:
1) He or she puts forward valuable suggestions on the urban & rural development plan and important technology policies in the drawing-up process, reasonably harnessing and exploiting resources and popularizing modern management, and brings out brilliant economic and social benefits after the suggestions being adopted.
2) He or she makes quite big investment for the city, or invests into projects identified as hi-tech which bring out remarkable economic and social benefits.
3) He or she actively introduces in capital, talents, advanced technology and equipments, develops new products, opens channels to the outside world, promotes foreign currency earning through export, and develops open economy. And remarkable benefits are brought out through his or her efforts.
4) He or she is keen on promoting social & public welfare undertakings of Pinghu, which include science and technology, education, culture and sports and sanitation as well as charity causes.
5) He or she actively promotes the city’s friendly exchange and cooperation with the outside world, plays an important role in establishing and developing friendly relationship between Pinghu and other cities, and in improving cooperation and exchange in fields such as economy and social undertakings, and makes outstanding contribution. He or she makes outstanding contribution in other fields not included above.
2002 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Shigenobu Nagamori,Japanese, Chairman of Nidec Shibaura (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd
Masahiro Oda, Japanese, Director of Jōge-cho，Hiroshima, Japan
Sasaki Hisashi, Japanese, General Manager of Zhejiang Chuandian Steel Plate Processing Co., Ltd.
2003 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Tadashi Igarashi, Japanese, Vice President and General Manager of Nidec Copal (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd.
Xu Zhenlin,From Taiwan, China, the president of Innova Rubber (Pinghu) Co., LTD,
Mr. Wang Jianxuan,From Taiwan China, president of Pinghu Xinhua Love Senior Middle School
2004 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Toshihiro Kimura,Mr. Toshihiro Kimura was the former vice chairman and general manager of Nidec Shibaura (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd in 2004, and the chairman of Pinghu Foreign Investment Enterprises Association.
Mitsuo Nagoshi,Mr. Mitsuo Nagoshi was the managing director of Zhejiang Jingxing Japanese Paper Co., Ltd in 2004, and had served as the director of overseas Department in Nippon Paper Industries Co.，Ltd, one of the top 500 enterprises in the world
Mr. Huang, Changfa,Mr. Huang, Changfa comes from Taiwan, China, director and general manager of Innova Rubber (Pinghu) Co., Ltd, and associate chairman of Jiaxing Taiwanese Investment Enterprises Association and chairman of Pinghu Friendship Association.
2005 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Kouichi Washizu, Japanese, President and General Manager of Zhejiang Chuandian Steel Plate Processing Co., Ltd.
2006 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Mamoru Yamauchi, President and General Manager of Kanto Tatsumi Electronics (Pinghu) Co., Ltd.
Tamio Kono, Japanese, General Manager of Nidec-Shimpo (Zhejiang) Corporation
Takayuki Tsuji, Japanese, Jiaxing Huali Nonewoven Fabric Co., Ltd.
2007 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Toru Ikeda, Japanese, General Manager of Nidec Shibaura (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd.
Mikio Kamon, Japanese, President and General Manager of NTN-Nidec (Zhejiang) Corporation
Teng Zhenghua, Ningbo Zhejiang, Secretary of the Company Party Committee of CPC and Vice General Manager of Matsuoka Industry Group Co., Ltd.
Yasuhiro Matsumoto, Japanese, General Manager of Jiaxing Deyong Textile Co., Ltd.
2008 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Yoshitsugu Nagashima, Japanese, General Manager of Totoku (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd.
Sun Jixiang, Taiwan China, Zhejiang ODM Auto Parts Industrial Co., Ltd
Tadao Nagasaki, Japanese, General President of Pinghu Towa Co., Ltd.
2009 Honorary Citizen of Pinghu
Jeong Jin Kap, Korean, President and General Manager of POSK (Pinghu) Steel Processing Center Co., Ltd.
Tang, Donglei. General Manager of Precision Tsugami (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd
From Ningbo, Zhejiang.
Li, Fuyuan From Taiwan, China, Board member Rongcheng Paper (China) Holdings, Ltd.
Katsushi Makimoto, Japanese, President of Jiaxing Mitsuboshi Dress Adornment Material Co., Ltd.