Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries (Revised in 2017)

Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries (Revised in 2017)
Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries (Revised in 2017)

Order of the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China No.4

June 28, 2017

The Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries (Revised in 2017) which has been approved by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council is hereby promulgated for implementation as of July 28, 2017. The Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries (Revised in 2015) promulgated by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Commerce on March 10, 2015 shall be repealed simultaneously.

He Lifeng, Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission
Zhong Shan, Minister of the Ministry of Commerce

Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries (Revised in 2017)

Catalogue of Encouraged Foreign Investment Industries

I. Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry and Fishery
1. Planting, development and production of woody edible oil, spices and industrial raw materials
2. Cultivation technologies development and production of green and organic vegetables (including edible fungus, watermelon and melon), dried and fresh fruit, and tea
3. New cultivation technologies development and production of such crops as sugar-yielding crops, fruit trees, and pasture grass
4. Production of flowers and plants, and construction and operation of nursery bases
5. Planting of rubber trees, oil palms, sisal and coffee trees
6. Planting and cultivation of traditional Chinese medicine herbs
7. Comprehensive utilization of crop straw resources and the development and production of organic fertilizer resources
8. Breeding of aquatic offspring (exclusive of precious quality varieties peculiar to China)
9. Construction and operation of such ecological environment protection projects as tree and grass planting for preventing and controlling desertification and soil erosion
10. Breeding of aquatic products, net-cage culture in deep water, industrialized aquatic breeding and ecological oceanic species aquaculture

II. Mining
11. Exploration and exploitation of oil and natural gas, and utilization of mine gas
12. Development and application of new technologies that can increase the recovery factor of crude oil (limited to the form of engineering services)
13. Development and application of new technologies for oil exploration and exploitation in areas of geophysical prospecting, drilling, well logging, mud logging and down-hole operation
14. Development and application of new technologies for enhancing the utilization of mine tailings and the comprehensive application of technologies for ecological restoration of mines
15. Exploration, mining and ore dressing of minerals in acute shortage in China (such as leopoldite ores and chromite)

III. Manufacturing
(I) Agricultural and sideline food processing industry
16. Development and production of safe, efficient and environment-friendly feeds and feed additives (including methionine)
17. Processing of aquatic products, purification and processing of shellfish, and development of seaweed health food
18. Processing of vegetables, dried and fresh fruit, and poultry and livestock products
(II) Food manufacturing
19. Development and production of formula foods for infant, foods for special medical purpose and health food
20. Processing of forest agriculture products
21. Development of new technologies for, and production of natural food additives and natural spices
(III) Alcohol, beverage and refined tea manufacturing
22. Development and production of fruit and vegetable drinks, protein drinks, tea drinks, coffee drinks and botanical drinks
(IV) Textile industry
23. Production of multi-functional textiles of lightweight, high-strength, high/low temperature-resistance, chemical substance-resistance and light fastness for industrial use that are manufactured by using non-woven, weaving, knitting or their composite process techniques
24. Printing, dyeing and post-processing of high-end textiles by using advanced energy efficient and emission reduction technologies and equipment
25. Processing of special natural fiber products (including cashmere and other special animal fiber, bamboo fiber, flax fiber, cocoon fiber and colored cotton) that comply with the requirements for ecological protection, comprehensive resource utilization and environmental protection
(V) Textile garment and apparel industry
26. Clothing production with the computer integrated manufacturing system
27. Production of functional and special clothing
(VI) Leather, fur and feathers and related products, and shoe manufacturing
28. Cleaning technical processing of leather and fur
29. Post ornament and processing of leather with new technology
30. Comprehensive use of leather waste
(VII) Wood processing and wood, bamboo, rattan, palm and straw products
31. Development of new technologies for the comprehensive utilization of three forest residues, namely, inferior quality lumbers, small-sized lumbers, firewood, and bamboo, and the development and production of the related new products
(VIII) Manufacturing of educational and cultural products, arts and crafts, and sports and entertainment products
32. Production of high-end carpets, embroidery and drawnwork products
(IX) Petroleum processing, coking and nuclear fuel processing
33. Phenol oil processing, washing oil processing, and high-end utilization of coal asphalt (excluding modified asphalt)
(X) Manufacturing of raw chemical materials and chemical products
34. Development and production of new downstream products of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and organosilicon
35. Auxiliary raw materials for the production of synthetic materials: production of hydrogen peroxide-based propylene oxide, hydrogen peroxide-based epichlorohydrin, naphthalene dicarboxylate (NDC), 1,4-Cyclohexane dimethanol (CHDM), and butadiene adiponitrile and hexanediamine with an annual capacity of 50,000 t or more
36. Raw materials 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, silicon rubber and other special rubbers
38. Engineering plastics and plastic alloys: production of such products as non-phosgene polycarbonate (PC) with an annual capacity of 60,000 t or more, polyoxymethylene (POM) by homopolymerization, polyphenyl thioether, poly(ether-ether-ketone), polyimide, polysulfone, polyether sulfone, polyarylate (PAR), polyphenylene ether (PPE) and its modified materials, and liquid crystal polymer (LCP)
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 auxiliary chemicals, surfactants, water treatment chemicals, adhesives, inorganic fibers, and inorganic nanomaterials; and deep processing of pigment encapsulation
40. Production of water-based inks, electron-beam curing inks, ultraviolet-curing inks and other low-volatile inks and environment-friendly organic solvents
41. Production of natural spices, synthetic spices, and single ion spices
42. Production of high-performance coatings, high-solid coatings, solventless coatings, water-based industrial coatings, and auxiliary water-based resins
43. Production of high-performance fluororesin, fluorine coating materials, medical intermediates containing fluorine, environment-friendly refrigerant containing fluorine, detergent, and foaming agent
44. Production of fluoride resources recovered from the phosphorus chemical industry and aluminum smelters
45. Development of new forestry chemical products related technologies, and development and production of related 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 inoculation agents, compound microbial fertilizers, decomposition agents for straws and refuse, and microbial agents with special functions
48. Development and production of new varieties, new formulations, special-purpose intermediates, or auxiliary agents of efficient, safe and environment-friendly agricultural chemicals, and development and application of the relevant clean production processes (process of ethylene-based acetochlor, or 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, insect 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 products manufacturing
52. Production of new compound drugs or drugs with active ingredients (including drug substance and formulations)
53. Amino acids: production of tryptophan by using zymotechnics process, histidine, and methionine
54. Development and production of new anticarcinogenic drugs, new cardio-cerebrovascular drugs, and new nervous system drugs
55. Production of new types of drugs by employing bioengineering technology
56. Production of AIDS vaccines, Hepatitis C vaccines, and contraceptive vaccines, as well as new vaccines for cervical carcinoma, malaria, and hand, foot, and mouth disease
57. Development and production of marine drugs
58. Pharmaceutical formulations: production of new formulations and new products by employing such new technologies 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)
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 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), polycyclohexylene dimethylene terephthalate (PCT), and polyethylene terephthlate glycol-modified (PETG)
65. Production of biomass fibers by utilizing new types of renewable resources and environment-friendly process, including new solvent spun cellulose fibers (Lyocell), regenerated cellulose fibers with bamboo or hemp as the raw material, poly lactic acid (PLA) fibers, chitin fibers, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) fibers, 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 resistance nylon, and other new polyamide
67. Production of aramid fibers and cords for radial tires
(XIII) Rubber and plastic products
68. Development and production of new-type multi-functional photo-biological broad agricultural films
69. Recovery and reutilization of waste and worn-out plastics
70. Development of new soft plastic packaging technologies, and development and production of new varieties of soft plastic packaging products (including high-barrier and multifunctional films, and the relevant raw materials)
(XIV) Nonmetallic mineral products
71. Development and production of building materials characterized by 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 by using plastic in lieu of steel and wood
73. Production of SBS/APP modified bitumen waterproof rolls with an annual output of 10 million m2 or more; wide (not less than 2 m) ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber waterproof rolls, and relevant auxiliary materials; wide (not less than 2 m) polyvinyl chloride (PVC) waterproof rolls; and thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) waterproof rolls
74. Development and production of functional glass by using new technologies: electromagnetic wave shielding glass; glass substrate for microelectronic use; infrared transmitting lead-free chalcogenide glass and products; electronic-grade large-scale quartz glass products (such as pipe, plate, crucibles and utensils); multiple-functional windshield glass with excellent optical performance; extreme materials and products for use in information technologies (including quartz glass bushing and ceramic wafer for waveguide-grade and high-precise optical fiber pre-fabricated 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, and ceramic fibers as well as their 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. Standardized 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 cement, electronic glass, ceramics, and microporous carbon bricks
80. Production of porous ceramics