On September 14, 2016, the National Development and Reform Commission issued a new draft of the Catalogue of Priority Industries for Foreign Investment in Central and Western China for public comments. This revision had been announced on August 24, 2016, during the press conference at the 19th China International Fair for Investment & Trade.

Main changes to the 2013 version focus on promoting foreign investment in Central and Western China and on transforming and improving traditional industries:

Pension service organizations are removed from the Catalogue for all provinces.

The following industries are added in several provinces:

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