At present, the main focus of Liaoning’s utilization of foreign investment is in the following five fields:
Firstly, Liaoning introduces foreign investment to promote the improvement of the industrial structure. With the focus on the overall optimization of industries and the reform of backbone large- and medium-sized state-owned enterprises, Liaoning applies the methods such as joint venture, cooperation and stock right transfer, to accelerate the cooperation with large companies and consortiums in the world in an extensive range of fields such as petrochemical engineering, metallurgy, machinery and electronics, etc.
Secondly, Liaoning utilizes foreign investment to quicken the pace of development in hi-tech industry. It gives priority to the development in electronic information technology, mechatronic technology, new material technology, bio-engineering and pharmaceutical technology, etc., as newly developed industries, and cooperatively develop a group of international advanced projects which can greatly influence the overall economic development.
Thirdly, Liaoning utilizes foreign investment in the development and deep processing of industrialized agricultural projects. It encourages foreign investors to participate in the business of industrialized agriculture that is focused on the series projects development of cereals, vegetables, livestock, aquatic products, fruit and forestry specialties.
Fourthly, Liaoning utilizes foreign investment to accelerate the construction of infrastructure facilities, especially in the projects of ports, roads, telecommunication, water resources and tourism facilities.
Finally, Liaoning utilizes foreign investment to develop the environmental protection industry. We combine the development of environmental protection controlling, technical research and industry, and carry out a group of foreign investment projects in environmental protection industry, in order to synchronize the development of economy with the development of environmental protection and control.