The Guide Catalog for Industrial structure Adjustment (2019) encourages the addition of artificial intelligence and other 4 industries
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, November 6 (Reporter an Bei) the National Development and Reform Commission said on the 6th that it had recently revised and issued the Guide Catalog for Industrial structure Adjustment (2019). Compared with the previous edition, the incentive category has added four industries, such as "human resources and human capital services,"artificial intelligence,"pension and care services," and "domestic economics." The new version of the catalogue will come into effect on January 1, 2020.
The head of the Industrial Development Department of the National Development and Reform Commission said that in 2019, the catalogue involved a total of 48 industries, with 1477 entries, including 821 in the encouragement category, 215 in the restriction category, and 441 in the elimination category. Compared with the previous edition, the restricted category deleted the "fire protection" industry and added the relevant entries for the "mining" industry. In terms of the number of entries, the total number of entries increased by 69, of which 60 were encouraged, 8 were restricted and 17 were eliminated. From the point of view of the amendment, a total of 822 clauses have been amended, with an amendment of more than 50%.
The guiding catalogue of industrial structure adjustment is an important basis for guiding the direction of investment, the government to manage investment projects, and to formulate and implement policies such as finance, taxation, credit, land, import and export. The catalogue consists of three categories: encouragement, restriction and elimination. The official said: since the last edition of the catalogue was released in 2013, the scale of China's industrial development has been expanding, its structure has been continuously optimized, and its competitiveness has been significantly enhanced. At present, China's economy has changed from the stage of rapid growth to the stage of high-quality development, the new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial reform have been continuously deepened, and profound changes have taken place in the internal and external environment faced by industrial development. The previous edition of the catalogue has been unable to adapt to the new situation, new tasks, new requirements, and needs to be revised.
According to reports, the focus of this revision is: first, to promote the high-quality development of the manufacturing industry. In 2019, there were more than 900 items related to the manufacturing industry, accounting for more than 60% of the total number of items. The second is to promote the formation of a strong domestic market. The key points are to strengthen the construction of agricultural and rural infrastructure, improve the living environment in rural areas, promote the integration of primary, secondary and tertiary industries in rural areas, improve the efficiency and quality of modern service industry, promote the field of public service to make up for the shortcomings, and speed up the development of modern service industry. We will promote the renewal of consumption of automobiles, household appliances and consumer electronic products, and actively cultivate new growth points of consumption. Third, we should vigorously eliminate ineffective supply and appropriately raise restrictions and elimination standards. Fourth, improve the level of science and standardization.