Sichuan ranks the first in Central and Western China in terms of its scale of the electronic information industry. Over 40 world top 500 electronic companies have set their roots here. Sichuan also leads the nation in terms of the overall strength of software, computer chips, electronics for satellites, information security and avionics. In 2016, its main business revenue of IT industry amounted to CNY 670 billion
IC (Integrate Circuit)
Sichuan ranks the 5'h in terms of lC industrial scale. A complete industrial chain incorporating lC design, chip
fabrication, assembly, packaging & testing have been formed Intel, Texas Instruments, MediaTek and other famous enterprises of the industry have settled in Sichuan. 50% of the global laptop chips have been assembled,packaged and tested in Sichuan. Intel Chengdu Plant has become the largest chip assembly, packaging and testing plant in Asia. Chengdu has become one of the major growth poles of lC industry together with Beijing andShanghai.
Sichuan is the largest production base for information security products, the third largest R&D and operation center for gaming products, and the fifth largest national-level software industry base in China Thirteen of the world's top twenty software companies are settled in Sichuan. Chengdu has won the title of "Famous City of Software in China".
Sichuan is one of China's biggest R&D platforms for plugged-in software for 3G communications, gathering a number of well-established companies like IBM, Ericsson, Siemens, Alcatal and Nokia. Its market share of BDS terminal products is over 40% Sichuan has become the first "AlI Optical Networks Province" in China.
Sichuan has national-level industrial bases for digital video and audio products and it is an important national color TV production base. Sichuan has panel production lines at BOE and Tianma, a LCM workshop at AUO, and a glass substrate project at Coretronic
Sichuan is one of the top 4 laptop computer bases in China, which has attracted many major manufacturers like Dell, Lenovo, Foxconn, Compal and Wistron as well as hundreds of supporting companies. About 50% of iPads worldwide are made in Sichuan. In 2016, the computer output of the province was approximately 60 million units.
Sichuan is home to more than 100 enterprises, such as China Electronics Technology Group Corporation No.30 Research Institute, that are engaged in the R&D, production, system integration and security service of information security products There are more than 80 kinds of network information security products available,falling int0 11 categories, covering the communication security & terminal products, identity
authentication products and intrusion detection products. In 2016, the total industrial output value of the information security
industry in Sichuan was CNY 29 billion, an increase of over 30%.
More than 40 pilot demonstration projects have been introduced in Sichuan, including Inspur High Performance Computing Center, Huawei DevCloud, China Mobile (Chengdu Sichuan) Data Center, China Unicom Sichuan Tianfu New Area IDC Center, and Chengdu Cloud Computing Center Base. The Western China Big Data Innovation Center, Chengdu Industrial Cloud Platform and "TYFO.COM" Platform have been put into use. The
scale and performance of the data centers are leading the industry nationwide.
Sichuan is one of the top manufacturers of major technological equipment and one of the top 3 power equipment manufacturing bases in China. The power equipment output of Dongfang Electric has been world top for successive years, of which hydroelectric equipment ranks first nationwide and thermal power equipment takes up one third of total output in China. The output of large rolling equipment of China National Erzhong Group Co. ranks lst nationwide.Honghua Group Limited boasts the largest land rig assembly field in the world In 2016, the main business revenue of equipment manufacturers above designated size reached CNY 553.29 billion
Aviation and gas turbine industry
More than 100 scientific research institutions, manufacturing enterprises and test & research bases are engaged in the aviation & gas turbine industry. Sichuan has the only complete system of overall design, general assembly, system integration, experimental verification, maintenance service and talent education and training system of airplane,aviation engine and gas turbine. In 2016, Sichuan was designated as one of three national bases for aero-engine R&D and production, and the total industrial output value of the aviation and gas turbine industry in the province reached CNY 40 billion, an increase of around 14%, leading the domestic industry in terms of scale.
Rail transportation industry
There are around 100 enterprises and public institutions engaged in rail transportation in Sichuan, ranking second in China and forming the complete industry chain integrating science and technology research and development, exploration and design, engineering and construction, operation and maintenance, equipment manufacturing and others. In 2016, the rail transportation industry in Sichuan Province had an output value of CNY 125 billion, an increase of around 15%.
Energy Conservation &Environmental Protection
More than 20 national and provincial innovation platforms, including national urban sewage treatment and resource engineering research centers, have been built. With the advanced flue gas desulfurization and denitration technology,Sichuan ranks first in terms of the installed capacity of denitration units that put into operation; with more than 30% of domestic market share of efficient coal-fired boiler and industrial heat recovery boiler In addition, there are leading parliculate absorption material, pioneered broadband muffler, and 461 patents relative to intermetallic compoundmembrane application in Sichuan.
For the energy-saving & environment-friendly equipment industry, the industrial base centering on Chengdu and Zigong City has been initially established, and the development of key industrial bases such as Mianyang and Yibin was speeding up. A wide range of highly competitive products in the fields of energy-efficient boiler, flue gas treatment, solid waste treatment, etc has been manufactured. In 2016, the energy-saving & environment-friendly equipment industry in Sichuan Province had a main business revenue of more than CNY 80 billion.
Energy &Power and Shale Gas
Sichuan, the largest base for the hydropower industry on a national scale, has an installed capacity of more than 72.45 million KW, ranking first in China. Its natural gas resources account for 19% of the national total. The sales revenue of energy & power industry of the whole province was CNY 423.02 billion in 2016.
The shale gas has a volume of 27.5 trillion m3, accounting for 21% of the national total The recoverable reserves stand at 4.42 trillion m3, accounting for 18% of the national total. Both the two figures rank first nationwide. CNPC Changning-Weiyuan Block is classified as a pilot area for the shale gas development in China.
The complete chains of the PV industry and nuclear power has been established. The capacity of wind power equipment ranks top in China. Sichuan Province has a "nation-level new energy high-tech industry platform" in Shuangliu, Chengdu, and Deyang, the 'lnternational demonstration city of clean technology and new energy source equipment manufacturing" and a "National base for industrialization of silicon material development and by-products comprehensive utilization" in Leshan Capital city Chengdu heads the whole nation with the greatest investment values in the new energy industry.
Vanadium,Titanium,Stell and Rare Earth
Sichuan Province is a key base for the strategic development of the vanadium-titanium resources and rare earth resources in China. The vanadium-titanium resource reserve ranks first on a national scale and the rare earth resource (light rare earth) ranks second on a national scale. It is the largest base for titanium material and vanadium-titanium steel production and the second largest production base for the vanadium products on a global scale. In 2016, its sales revenue of vanadium, titanium, steel and rare earth was CNY 295.85 billion.
For the titanium-bearing steel products, there are the railway & heavy section series, sheet series, tube series, bar series and special steel series The vanadium industry ranks first on a national scale in terms of capacity, output, process equipment and market shares The titanium alloy and titanium fabricated materials rank fourth on a national scale. The lithium products rank first on a national scale in terms of capacity, output, comprehensive technology and R&D capacity. The rare earth industry in Sichuan Province together with that in Inner Mongolia and Jiangxi Province establishes the "Three-Pillar Structure". Furthermore, Panzhihua City is praised as the "Vanadium-Titanium Center in China".
Sichuan is a large agricultural province providing the grain, oil, live pigs, fruits, vegetables, etc., establishing the competitive industrial clusters covering the high-quality distilled spirit processing, meat product processing, grain & oil product processing, famous tea industry, pickles & Sichuan-style seasoning processing, genuine traditional Chinese medicine processing, etc. In 2016, the provincial main business revenue of beverage & food industry amounted to CNY 738.59 billion
The grain yield ranks 7th, oil plants yield the 2nd, output of live pig lst, output of tea 3rd and vegetable 3rd across China. The spirit output reached 4.027x109 liters and the main operation revenue was CNY 211 87 billion, accounting for 29.6% and 34.6% of the national total respectively and ranking first nationwide.
Sichuan is one of the main provinces producing the natural gas and the earliest area for the exploration and development of the shale gas resources in China. It has the largest reserve of shale gas on a national scale In 2016, the chemical engineering of oil and gas industry had a main business income of CNY 489.18 billion.
the scale and level of this industry in Sichuan take the lead nationwide. The fertilizer output accounts for about one third of the national total. The capacity of the melamine, fluorine rubber and methane chloride ranks first on a national scale. The technology to produce dimethyl ether with the natural gas and the quality of the fluorine rubber products has reached the internationally advanced level. The technology to produce organic fluorine with the methane chloride takes a leading position in China.
after the completion of the 10 million-ton oil refining and 0.8 million-ton ethylene refining-chemical integration project of Sinopec Sichuan, a petrochemical industrial system integrating refining with expected output value of CNY 100 billion will be established. The new chemical material industrial base of Nanchong Shengda New Material Park was established.
Sulfur, phosphorus, and titanium chemicals
the capacity of rutile titanium dioxide ranks top in China, the capacity of feed-grade calcium hydrogen phosphate takes up one third of the national capacity of that. Deyang City and Leshan City present a large production capacity of phosphoric acid, phosphate and sulphuric acid titanium white. The vanadium-titanium-cobalt industrial cluster in Panzhihua City and the sulfur-phosphorus chemical engineering cluster in Dazhou City have taken initial shape.
With mature industry chain of calcium carbide acetylene method of polyvinyl chloride and caustic soda chloride methane, the output of sodium carbonate and caustic soda ranks top in China.
The national new material bases for vanadium-titanium new material, silicon material development, by-product utilization and high performance fiber were established in the new material industry, and 5 national R & D centers were cultivated. The production of high quality titanium alloy and graphene were industrialized. In addition, key products including polycrystalline silicon, heavy rail and HTLI of national influence were manufactured.
Panxi National Strategic Resource Innovation Development Experimental Zone, the only approved resource development and comprehensive utilization experimental zone nationwide, is the first in titanium reserves worldwide,the third in vanadium reserves worldwide, the second in rare earth reserves nationwide, and the only worldwide original tetradymite honored "The Second National Treasure"; now it is accelerating the development of a world-class vanadium and titanium industry base, a national important rare earth development and manufacture center and a non-ferrous metal deep processing base
A total of 10 key projects such as national open basalt flber innovation center are planned in the province, and the industrial pattern with Sichuan Military and Civilian Cooperation Basalt Fiber Research and Development and Manufacture Center (Longguanyi District) as the "body" and Chengdu Basalt Fiber Composite Material Manufacture Base (Xinjin County) and Dazhou Basalt Fiber Production and Manufacture Base as the wings is being established actively. In 2016, the output of basalt in the province reached 3,000 tons, an increase of around l time, and had the output value of CNY 200 million, an increase of over 50%.
The reserve of graphene in Sichuan ranks third in China. There are more than 50 institutes engaged in the production and research across the province, of which there are 21 universities and research institutes. A total of 536 patents in this respect are applied, ranking 8'h across the country and l't in western China. The overall level and production capacity of graphene rubber tires, graphene energy storage batteries, graphen-based lithium batteries, and graphene paintings leads the industry domestically. In 2016, the lithium industry in the province had an output value of CNY 150 million, an year-on-year increase of l.5 times.
四川有药用植物4600种，居全国第2位，是全国生物技术产业化示范省、全国最大的中药材基地。成都是国家级生物医药产业基地。有地奥、康弘等龙头企业和成都生物制品研究所、四川省抗生素工业研究所、中国医学科学院输血研究所、四川大学生物治疗国家重点实验室等近50家科研机构。瑞士罗氏在成都建立了营运中心，美国辉瑞和默沙东、英国葛兰素史克、瑞士诺华、法国塞洛菲安万特在川建立了办事处和销售中心。2016年，全省医药制造产业主营业务收入13 23.6亿元。 血液制品、生物疫苗、基因工程产品、组织工程和干细胞、生物治疗、基因芯片等技术国内领先。微生物治理电镀废水新技术、环境微生物菌剂强化处理降解废水技术等处于国际
Sichuan Province has 4,600 kinds of medical plants, ranking second on a national scale. It sets an example for the biotechnology industrialization and becomes the largest base for traditional Chinese medicines in China Chengdu is a national base for the bioengineering and pharmaceutical industry. At present, in addition to the leading enterprises,such as DiAo Group, Kanghong Pharmaceutical, there are nearly 50 scientific research institutions, including Chengdu Institute of Biological Products Co , Ltd., Sichuan Industrial Institute of Antibiotic, Institute of Blood Transfusion, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, Sichuan University. Roche has established its operation center in Chengdu, and Pfizer and MSD from the USA, GlaxoSmithKline from the UK, Novartis AG from Switzerland and Sanofi-Aventis from France have their offices and marketing centers in Sichuan Province. In 2016, the main business revenue of pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in the province was CNY 132.36 billion.
The blood products, biological vaccines, genetic engineering products, tissue engineering & stem cells, biotherapy,gene chips, etc are taking a leading position in China The microbiological method based electroplating wastewater treatment technique, the environmental microorganism agent based wastewater degradation technique etc. have reached the internationally advanced level.
四川电商交易市场规模位居全国第6，综合发展指数居中西部第10 2016年，全省电子商务交易额2 .12万亿元，高出全国3.4个百分点：网络零售额2462亿元，高出全国1.5个百分点，占全省社会消费品零售总额的比重达15.9%，全省现有电商企业达27万家、网店38万家、电商平台超过2万家，国家级电商示范城市2个、示范基地3个、示范企业5个，约80%的全国网络零售100强企业入驻四川。
Emerging Service Industries
For the E-commerce in the province, the transaction market scale ranked 6'h across the nation and the complex development index ranked l'l in western China. In 2016, the province had a transaction value of CNY2.12 trillion, which was higher than the national average by 3.4%; and the value of online retail sales stood at CNY 246.2 billion, which was higher than the national average by l.5%. There are 270,000 E-commerce
enterprises, 380,000 0n-line shops, over 20,000 E-commerce platforms, 2 national E-commerce demonstration cities, 3 national demonstration bases, 5 demonstration enterprises across the province, and about 80% of top 100 national on-line retail enterprises set up their establishments in Sichuan.
In 2016, the total revenue of the external logistics in the province exceeded CNY 5 trillion. There were a total of 9,000 logistics enterprises, including more than 900 logistics enterprises above designated size and 135 logistics enterprises above national Class A. Currently, there are up t0 102 logistic parks in operation and under construction. There were more than 25,000,000 pieces of data and 8,925 platform registered users in big data center of regional logistics platform The E-government affairs network - Alexa and E-commerce network respectively ranked first and second on a national scale. In 2016, more than l,000 "Chengdu-Europe+" trains traveled therebetween, with 25,000 train departures.
There are a total of 235 financial institutions, including 16 joint venture banks. There are a total of 87 insurance companies, including 22 joint venture insurance companies. There are a total of 4 securities companies, 3 futures companies, securities investment and consultancy companies, 36 branches of securities companies, 14 branches of funds companies, and more than 400 securities and futures business offices At the end of 2016, the balance of China Yuan deposits with the financial institutions was CNY6,563.84 billion, an year-on-year increase of 10 9% The balance of Chinese currency loans was CNY4.282.81 billion. an increase of 12.7%。
Science & technology service
Sichuan is one of the pilot cities for science and technology industry innovation and development jointly launched by the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Science and Technology, and boasts 6 national modern service bases. There are 266 scientific research institutions, more than l,300 enterprises specializing in the software and information service, and a number of universities and institutes engaged in the research and technology popularization and application. In 2016, there were a total of l,702 science and technology service providers above designated size across the province, turning out the business revenue of CNY 345 billion, an increase of 9.5%.
Senior-oriented health service
The number of the senior citizens over 60 years old in Sichuan Province stands at 15,240,000, accounting for 18.8% of the permanent population, higher than the national average by 4%. Across the province, there are 3,505 nursing institutions for the aged with 473,000 beds, ranking among the highest on a national scale That is to say, there are 30 beds available for every l,000 senior citizens. In the Province, the urban community service for home care of the elderly and the rural community service for home care of the elderly have coverage of 90% and 45%, respectively,ranking top in provinces of western China.