The notice was issued by the Development and Reform Commission of Beijing Municipality on October 24, 2007 and took effect on the same day.
The 2007 Guiding Catalogues of Beijing Municipality on Industrial Structure Adjustments are based on the 2005 Guiding Catalogues on Industrial Structure Adjustments issued by the State, the relevant provisions on industrial policies in Beijing and the guide for industrial development. The Beijing Catalogue consists of three catalogues: the encouraged catalogue, the restricted catalogue and the eliminated catalogue.
1. What industries are included in the encouraged catalogue?
The encouraged catalogue mainly includes key technologies, equipment and products that may promote the economic and social development of Beijing, are beneficial to energy conservation, environmental protection and industrial structure optimization and upgrading, and need to be encouraged and supported by policies. The catalogue covers 26 industries and several technologies including coal, power, fuel, natural gas, steel, automobiles, construction, information industry, environmental protection, resources conservation and multiple utilization.
2. What industries are included in the restricted catalogue?
The restricted catalogue mainly includes productivity, processing and products which require modification or are prohibited on the ground of failing to meet the Beijing standards, requirements for admission to the industry or relevant provisions, or hinder the modification of the industry in Beijing. This catalogue covers 16 industries including coal, electricity, fuel, the information industry, construction materials, pharmaceuticals and textiles.
3. What industries are included in the eliminated catalogue?
The eliminated catalogue mainly includes the backward technologies, equipment and products that fail to follow the relevant laws and regulations of the State and Beijing, seriously waste resources, pollute the environment, fail to provide safe production conditions and should be eliminated. The backward processes and equipment cover 15 industries including coal, power, fuel, natural gas, chemicals and steel, while laggard products mainly cover 11 industries including natural gas, chemicals, railway, steel, construction materials, medicine and machines.
4. What about the industries that fall outside these three catalogues?
The industries that fall outside these three catalogues but meet the relevant laws, regulations and policies are classified as permissible. However, their catalogue will not be listed in the Guiding Catalogues of Beijing Municipality on Industrial Structure Adjustments.