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Catalogue of Industries for Guiding Foreign Investment (Revision 2017) Updated: 2018-05-30

Catalogue of Encouraged Industries for Foreign Investment

I. Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry and Fishery

1. Planting, development and production of woody plants that contain edible oil or are used as seasonings or industrial raw materials

2. Development of planting technologies for green food vegetables or organic vegetables (including edible fungi and melons), dried and fresh fruit, and tea, and relevant production

3. Development of new planting technologies for crops, such as sugar crops, fruit trees and pasture, and relevant production

4. Production of flowers and construction and operation of nurseries

5. Planting of rubber trees, oil palm, sisal and coffee

6. Planting or breeding of Chinese medicinal materials

7. Returning crop straw to farmland and the comprehensive utilization of crop straw; development and production of organic fertilizer resources

8. Breeding of aquatic fingerlings (excluding China's rare and endemic species)

9. Construction and operation of environment protection projects, such as the planting of trees and grass to combat desertification and soil erosion

10. Aqua farming, open sea-cage aquaculture, industrial aquaculture, and ecological mariculture

II. Mining Industry

11. Exploration and exploitation of oil and natural gas as well as utilization of mine gas

12. Improvement in enhanced oil recovery (in the form of engineering services) as well as development and application of related new technologies

13. Development and application of new technologies for oil exploration and exploitation in areas such as geophysical prospecting, drilling, well logging, mud logging, and down-hole operation

14. Development and application of new technologies for enhancing utilization rate of mine tailings and the comprehensive application of ecological restoration technology in mining areas

15. Exploration and exploitation of mines in short supply in China (such as mines of sylvite and chromite) and mineral separation 

III. Manufacturing Industries

(I) Agricultural and Sideline Food Processing

16. Development and production of safe, efficient and environment-friendly fodder and additives (containing methionine)

17. Aquatic product processing, shellfish purification and processing, and development of algal health food

18. Processing of vegetables, dried and fresh fruit, and livestock and poultry products

(II) Food Manufacturing

19. Development and production of infant formula food, food for special medical purpose and health food

20. Processing of forest agricultural products

21. Development of new technologies for and production of natural food additives and natural perfume

(III) Manufacturing of Wine, Beverage and Refined Tea

22. Development and production of fruit and vegetable drinks, protein drinks, tea drinks, coffee drinks, and botanical drinks

(IV) Textile Industry

23. Production of multifunctional industrial textiles that are lightweight, high/low-temperature resistant and chemical-resistant, with high performance and good light fastness, using non-woven, weaving, knitting or their composite techniques

24. Dyeing and after finishing processing of high-end textiles, using advanced energy conservation and emission reduction technologies and equipment

25. Processing of special natural fibers (including but not limited to cashmere and other special animal fibers, bamboo fiber and bastose, silk, and colored cotton) that satisfy the ecological, comprehensive resource utilization and environmental protection requirements

(V) Textile, Clothing and Apparel Sectors

26. Production of clothing by using computer integrated manufacturing system (CIMS)

27. Production of special-purpose functional clothing

(VI) Leathers, Furs, Feathers and Related Products and Shoemaking

28. Cleaning and processing of leathers and furs

29. Finishing of leather with new techniques

30. Multipurpose use of leather wastes

(VII) Wood Processing and Wood, Bamboo, Rattan, Palm Fiber and Straw Products

31. Development of new technologies for the comprehensive utilization of three forest residues (logging residue, bucking residue and processing residue), "inferior quality lumbers, small-sized lumbers and firewood," and bamboo, and the development and production of relevant new products

(VIII) Manufacturing of Supplies for Culture and Education, Industrial Arts, Sports and Entertainment

32. Production of high-end carpet, embroidery and drawnwork

(IX) Petroleum Processing, Coking and Nuclear Fuel Processing

33. Processing of carbolic oil and absorber oil, high-end utilization of coal tar pitch (excluding modified pitch)

(X) Manufacturing of Chemical Raw Materials and Chemical Products

34. Development and production of new downstream products of polyvinyl chloride (PAC) and organosilicon

35. Auxiliary raw materials for the production of synthetic materials: production of hydrogen peroxide-based propylene oxide, naphthalene dicarboxylate (NDC), 1, 4-cyclohexanedimethanol (CHDM), butadiene adiponitrile and hexanediamine, with an annual production capacity of 50,000 tons or more

36. Raw materials for the production of synthetic fibers: production of nylon 66 salt and 1, 3-propylene glycol

37. Synthetic rubber: production of polyurethane rubber, acrylate rubber, epichlorohydrin rubber, fluorine rubber, silicone rubber and other special rubbers

38. Engineering plastics and plastic alloys: production of non-phosgene polycarbonate (PC), homopolymerizepolyoxymethylene (POM), polyphenylene sulfide, polyther-ether-ketone (PEEK), polyimide, polysulfone, polyether sulfone, polyarylate (PAR), polyphenylene sulfide and its modified materials as well as liquid crystal polymer, etc., with an annual production capacity of 60,000 tons or more

39. Fine chemicals: new catalyst products and technologies, processing technologies for the commercialization of dyes (pigments), production of electronic chemicals and papermaking chemicals, leather chemicals (excluding N-N-dimethylformamide), oilfield chemicals, surfactants, water treatment chemicals, adhesives, inorganic fibers and nano-materials, and deep processing of pigment encapsulation

40. Production of water-based ink, low-volatile ink for electron beam curing and UV-curing, and environment-friendly organic solvents

41. Production of natural spices, synthetic spices and single ion spices

42. Production of high-performance coatings, high solid, solventless coatings, water-based industrial coatings, and auxiliary water-based resins

43. Production of high-performance fluorine and fluorine coating materials, medical intermediates containing fluorine, and environment-friendly fluorine-containing refrigerant, detergent and vesicant

44.  Recovery of fluoride resources from the phosphorus chemical industry and aluminum smelting

45. Development of new technologies for forestry chemical products and development and production of relevant new products

46. Development and production of inorganic, organic and biological membranes for environmental protection purposes

47. Development and production of new types of fertilizers: high potassium fertilizers, compound microbial inoculants, compound microbial fertilizers, decomposition agents for straws and refuse, and other microbial formulations with special functions

48. Development and production of new varieties, new formulations, special-purpose intermediates, or auxiliary agents of high efficient, safe and environment-friendly agricultural chemicals, and development and application of relevant clean production process (process of ethylene-based acetochlor, aqueous phase chlorpyrifos, process of recovery of methyl chloride with glyphosate, production of chiral and stereospecific pesticides by oriented synthesis, and synthetic technique of diethyl thiophosphoryl chloride)

49. Development and production of biological agricultural chemicals and biological control products: microbial pesticides, microbial fungicides, agricultural antibiotics, inset pheromones, natural enemies, and microbial herbicides

50. Comprehensive utilization, treatment and disposal of waste gas, liquid waste and waste residue

51. Production of organic polymer materials: aircraft skin coating, rare earth cerium sulphide red dyes, lead-free electronic packaging materials, lithographic slurry specifically for color plasma screens, microfibers with a small diameter and a large specific surface area, high-precision fuel filter paper, lithium-ion battery diaphragms, surface treatment self-healing materials and super-hydrophobic nano-coating materials

(XI) Pharmaceutical Industry

52. Production of new compound drugs or drugs with active ingredients (including drug substance and formulations)

53. Amino acids: production of tryptophan, histidine, methionie, etc. using the zymotechnics process

54. Development and production of new types of anticarcinogenic drugs, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular drugs, and nervous system drugs

55. Production of new types of drugs employing bioengineering and biotechnology

56. Production of HIV/ADIS vaccines, hepatitis C vaccines,  contraceptive vaccines, and new types of vaccines for cervical carcinoma, malaria, “hand, foot and mouth” diseases, etc.

57. Development and production of marine drugs

58. Pharmaceutical formulations: production of new formulations and new products employing new technologies, such as slow release, controlled release, targeting, and percutaneous absorption

59. Development and production of new excipients

60. Production of special antibacterial drug substance for animals (including antibiotics and chemical synthesis API)

61. Production of new products and new formulations of antibacterial drugs, anthelmintics, insecticides and anti-coccidiosis drugs for veterinary use

62. Development and production of new types of diagnostic reagents

(XII) Chemical Fiber Manufacturing

63. Production of high-tech chemical fibers (excluding viscose fibers), including but not limited to differential chemical fibers, aramid fibers, carbon fibers, high-performance/high modulus polyethylene fibers, and polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) fibers

64. Production of new types of polyester for fiber or non-fiber use: polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT), polyethylene naphthalate (PEN), polycyclohexylenedimethylene terephthalate (PCT), and glycol-modified polyethylene terephthalate (PETG)

65. Production of biomass fibers by utilizing new types of renewable resources and environment-friendly process, including but not limited to new solvent spun cellulose fibers (Lyocell), regenerated cellulose fibers using bamboo, hemp, etc., poly lactic acide (PLA) fibers, chitin fiber, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), and animal and plant protein fibers

66. Development and production of nylon 11, nylon 12, nylon 1414, nylon 46, long carbon chain nylon, high temperature resistant nylon and other new types of polyamide

67. Production of aramid fibers and cords for radial tires

(XIII) Rubber and Plastic Products

68. Development and production of new photo-ecological, multifunctional and wide-width agricultural films

69. Recycle and reutilization of plastic waste

70. Development of new soft plastic packaging technologies and production of new varieties of soft plastic packaging products (including high-barrier and multifunctional films and relevant raw materials)

(XIV) Nonmetallic Mineral Products

71. Development and production of building materials featuring energy conservation, environmental protection, waste recycling, light-weight, high-strength, high performance and multiple functions

72. Production of energy-saving and high-efficiency chemical building materials using plastic to replace steel or wood

73. Production of SBS/APP modified bitumen waterproof rolls with an annual output of 10 million square meters or more; wide (two meters or more) ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber waterproof rolls and relevant auxiliary materials; wide (two meters or more) polyvinyl chloride (PVC) waterproof rolls; and thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) waterproof rolls

74. Development and production of functional glass using new technologies: electromagnetic wave shielding glass, glass substrate for microelectronic use, infrared transmitting lead-free glass, electronic-grade large-scale quartz glass products (such as pipe, plate, copple, instruments, and utensils), multifunctional windshield with excellent optical performance, extreme materials and products for use in information technologies (including quartz glass bushing and ceramic wafer for waveguide-grade, high-precision optical fiber perform rod); purification processing of raw materials for high pure (≥99.998%) or ultrapure (≥99.999%) crystal

75. Production of conductive glass for thin film batteries, glass for solar illuminator and conductive glass used in construction

76. Production of glass fiber products and special glass fibers: low dielectric glass fibers, quartz glass fibers, high silica glass fibers, high-strength and high elastic glass fibers, ceramic fibers, etc. and other products

77. Production of optical fibers and their products: optical fiber bundles for image transmission and laser optical fibers for medical treatment, super second-generation and third-generation microchannel plates, optical fiber panels, image inverters, and glass fiber cones

78. Standard refinement of ceramics raw materials and production of high-grade decorative materials used in ceramics

79. Production of environment-friendly (non-chromizing) refractory materials used in furnaces, including but not limited to cement, electronic glass, ceramics, and microporous carbon bricks

80. Production of porous ceramics

81. Production of new inorganic and nonmetallic materials and products: composite materials, special ceramics, special sealing materials (including high-speed oil-seal materials), special friction materials (including high-speed friction brake products), special binding materials, special latex materials, underwater acoustic rubber products, and nano materials

82. Production of organic-inorganic composite cellular insulation materials

83. Production of high-tech composite materials: continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite materials and prepregs, auxiliary materials for molding of resin-based composite materials with thermal resistance of more than 300°C, resin-based composite material (including sports products and lightweight high-strength parts of vehicle), special-function composite materials and their products (including composite products used in deep water or for diving, and composite products for medical treatment and recuperation), carbon or carbon composite materials, high-performance ceramic-based composite materials and their products, metal or glass-based composite materials and their products, metal-layered composite materials and their products, ultra high pressure composite rubber hoses (pressure ≥ 320 MPa), and larger passenger aircraft tires

84. Production of raw materials for precision and high-performance ceramics: ultra-fine silicone carbide (SiC) powder (purity > 99%, average particle size < 1 μm), ultra-fine silicon nitride powder (Si3N4) (purity > 99%, average particle size < 1 μm), high-purity ultra-fine alumina powder (purity > 99.9%, average particle size < 0.5 μm), low-temperature sintered zirconia (ZrO2) powder (sintering temperature < 1,350°C), high-purity aluminum nitride (AlN) powder (purity > 99%, average particle size <1 μm), rutile titanium diode TiO2 powder (purity > 98.5%), white carbon black (particle size < 100 nm), and barium titanate (purity > 99%, particle size < 1 μm)

85. Development and production of high-quality artificial crystals and thin film transistor products: high-quality artificially synthesized crystal (piezoelectric crystal and ultraviolet ray transmitting crystal), super-hard crystal (cubic boron nitride crystal), high-temperature resistant and highly-insulated artificially synthesized crystal (artificially synthesized mica), new electro-optical crystal, high-power laser crystal and large-scale scintillation crystal, diamond-film tool, ultrathin synthetic diamond saw blade with a thickness of not more than 0.3 mm

86. Fine processing of nonmetallic minerals (ultra-fine grinding, high purifying, refining, and modified performance)

87. Production of ultra-high-power graphite electrodes

88. Production of pearl mica (particle size of 3-150 μm)

89. Production of multi-dimensional and multi-directional integral fabrics and shape fabrics

90. Safe disposal of solid wastes using new dry process cement kilns

91. Recycling of building waste

92. Comprehensive utilization of industrial by-product gypsum and other industrial wastes

93. Development and application of new technologies for the comprehensive utilization of nonmetal mine tailings; ecological restoration of mines

(XV) Nonferrous Metal Smelting and Rolling Industries

94. Production of silicon single crystals and polished wafers with a diameter of 200 mm or more

95. Production of high-tech nonferrous materials: compound semiconductor materials (gallium arsenide, gallium phosphide, indium phosphide, and gallium nitride), high-temperature superconducting materials, memory alloy materials (titanium nickel and copper and iron-based memory alloy materials), ultra-fine (nano) calcium carbide and ultra-fine (nano) crystal hard alloy, ultra-hard composite materials, precious metal composite materials, light metal composite materials and combination of dissimilar materials, aluminum foils for radiators, medium and high-voltage cathode capacitor aluminum foils, special large aluminum alloy sections, aluminum alloy precision forging dies, overhead conductors for electrified railway lines, ultra-thin copper strips, copper alloy materials for corrosion-resistant heat exchangers, high-performance copper-nickel and copper-iron alloy strips, materials for processing beryllium copper strips, lines, pipes and rods, high-temperature resistant and anti-senescence tungsten filaments, magnesium alloy castings, lead-free solder, magnesium alloys and their products, foamed aluminum, smelting and processing of titanium alloy, sponge zirconium at atomic energy level, and deeply processed tungsten and molybdenum products

(XVI) Metal Products

96. Research, development and manufacturing of new types of light-weight and environment-friendly materials for aviation, aerospace, automobiles and motorcycles (including but not limited to special-purpose aluminum sheets, aluminum-magnesium alloy materials, and aluminum alloy motorcycle frames)

97. Research, development and manufacturing of light metal semisolid rapid formation materials

98. Manufacturing and processing (including painting and processing inner and outer surface of products) of metal packing products (complete products, wall thickness < 0.3 mm) used for packing various kinds of grain, oil, food, vegetables, fruits, beverages and household chemicals

99. Manufacturing of nickel-saving stainless steel products 

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