Factories Licensed

Productive Factories licensed under the National Industries Protection and Encouragement Law and the Foreign Capital Investment Law (1981-2006)
Industrial Sector 1981 1985 1989 1994 2001 2006
Manufacture of food and beverages 144 216 275 346 539 605
Textile, wearing apparel and leather industries 15 25 40 81 167 192
Manufacture of wood and wood products including furniture 27 46 70 100 174 191
Manufacture of paper products, printing and publishing 70 104 119 148 211 229
Manufacture of chemicals and petroleum, coal, rubber and plastic 116 200 273 399 693 895
Manufacturing of construction materials, chinaware and glass 225 309 359 439 570 618
Basic metal industries 4 6 8 10 12 618
Manufacture of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment 226 361 484 633 948 463
Other manufacturing industries 10 25 45 57 83 79
Transport and storage 13 21 21 21 21 16
TOTAL 850 1,313 1,694 2,234 3,418 3,906

Main reference point: Industrial Development

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