July 7th, 2011 - The Chinese government released a list of sectors to be targeted for government support.



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PRC Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, July 7th, 2011. (信部科 [2011] 320号 《产业关键共性技术发展指南(2011年)》印发)

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On July 7th, 2011, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released a list of sectors to be targeted for government support in the achievement of China's 12th Five-Year Plan (2010-2015).

The plan focuses on promoting Chinese industry by boosting domestic growth in targeted sectors and technologies. The 2011 list of key industries reveals the exact ones that policy measures would be directed towards. Foreign firms do not come under the remit of such plans.

The list is broken down into eight broad sectors, then 27 subsectors; these into 176 key technological areas.

Below are the sectors and subsectors. Please see the original announcement for full information.

  1. Energy conservation, environmental protection and comprehensive utilization of resources
  2. The raw material industry
    (1) Steel
    (2) Non-ferrous metals
    (3) Petrochemical industry
    (4) Building materials
  3. Equipment manufacturing
    (1) Basic machinery
    (2) Intelligent manufacturing equipment
    (3) Preparation of composite materials
    (4) High-grade printing equipment
    (5) Energy-saving and new energy vehicles
    (6) Rail transit equipment
    (7) Ship and marine engineering equipment
    (8) Aviation equipment
    (9) Satellite and application
  4. The consumer goods industry
    (1) Textile
    (2) Light industry
    (3) Food
    (4) Biomedicine
  5. The electronics manufacturing industry
    (1) Integrated circuits
    (2) flat panel displays
    (3) Solar PV
    (4) Electrical batteries and super capacitors
    (5) LED lighting
    (6) Internet of Things technology
    (7) Digital home audio and video
    (8) Mobile intelligent terminal
    (9) Computer
    (10) Automotive Electronics
  6. Software and information technology services
  7. The communications industry
  8. IT and production services