The 2021 Shanghai Foreign Investment Guide (hereinafter referred to as the 2021 Investment Guide), which is compiled by the Shanghai Foreign Investment Development Board, is released in both Chinese and English. The Investment Guide will continue to provide the most updated investment information and analyses on development of industries for foreign investors who are interested in settling down in Shanghai.
Based on the “3+6” development strategies of the manufacturing sectors during the 14th Five-Year Plan period, it also presents all-round analyses on investment edges, mapping of industrial chains, supporting policies as well as exemplary cases in the 3 leading industries namely IC, biopharmaceuticals and AI as well as the 6 key industries namely electronic information, health care, automobiles, new materials, high-end equipment and modern consumables, providing necessary information for foreign-invested enterprises to invest in Shanghai.In the meanwhile, based on the regional development plan in the 14th Five-Year Plan period, the 2021 Investment Guide introduces the key industries and relevant supports from the perspective of the city’s layout, including the central area, Hongqiao & Pudong areas, new towns, Baoshan & Jinshan areas as well as the eco-island of Chongming.
The developmental advantages and detailed policies of each district are also given analyses so as for the foreign businesses to have a clearer picture of foreign investment trends and destinations in the next 5 years.
The 2021 Investment Guide also provides a list of measures and detailed information on the first-class business environment, investment supporting policies, investment promotion systems as well as protection and services for investment, making the Investment Guide of practical use to foreign investors.