The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and relevant departments of the State Council have amended the Guidance Catalogue for Industrial Structure Adjustment (2005 edition) and have compiled a new Guidance Catalogue for Industrial Structure Adjustment (2011 edition) (the "2011 Guidance Catalogue").

The 2011 Guidance Catalogue continues to apply the categories in the 2005 edition, including encouraged, restricted and eliminated categories. Those not falling into any of the aforementioned categories but in conformity with Chinese laws and regulations shall be treated as permitted in the 2011 Guidance Catalogue.  

In the 2011 Guidance Catalogue:  

  • 175 items were deleted from the encouraged category
  • 413 items were newly added to the encouraged category
  • 70 items were deleted from the restricted category
  • 85 items were newly added to the restricted category
  • 12 items were transferred into the eliminated category
  • 157 items were deleted from the eliminated category
  • 189 items were newly added to the eliminated category

The 2011 Guidance Catalogue contains a total of 1399 items, of which 750 are in the encouraged category, 223 are in the restricted category and 426 are in the eliminated category.  

The 2011 Guidance Catalogue came into effect as of June 1, 2011.  

  • Guidance Catalogue for Industrial Structure Adjustment (2011 edition)
  •  产业结构调整指导目录(2011 年本)
  • Issuing Authority: the National Development and Reform Commission
  • Date of Issuance: March 27, 2011 / Effective Date: June 1, 2011