‘Made in China 2025’
by China Water Risk 8 May, 2015
8 May, 2015 – State Council issued the Made in China 2025 Action Plan, a ten-year plan aiming to increase China’s manufacturing competitiveness. The plan strongly emphasizes the role of innovation, technology, green development and quality-over-quantity. In order to support this transition, China relies on manufacturing innovation centers, SMEs and strengthened IP use and protection.
Among other targets, China aims to be self-sufficient for 40% of core components and materials in 2020, and 70% in 2025, in sectors such as aerospace, communication, power production and distribution, machinery, transportation and electric appliances.
The plan prioritizes 10 sectors in its transition towards a global manufacturing power. See below the list of the sectors as well as the main tasks to be achieved.
10 sectors identified as priority:
- New information technology
- Aerospace and aeronautics
- Ocean engineering equipment and high-tech ships
- Railway equipment
- Energy saving and new energy vehicles
- Power equipment
- New materials
- Biological medicine and medical devices
- Agricultural machinery
9 main tasks to be achieved:
- Improve manufacturing innovation capacity
- Integrate information technology and industry
- Strengthen the industrial base
- Foster Chinese brands
- Enforce green manufacturing
- Promote breakthroughs
- Carry forward restructuring of manufacturing sector
- Promote service-oriented manufacturing and producer services
- Develop manufacturing industry internationally
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