Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is a ministry under the State Council that supervises industrial enterprises and their operation through formulating and implementing plans, policies and standards concerning industry development. The MIIT also promotes R&D of key technological equipment and technological renovation; regulates the telecommunication industry; provides guidance to the penetration of information technology; as well as coordinates in safeguarding information security concerning national interests.  The ministry’s key work includes industrial energy conservation and emission reductions, closeout of industrial plants whose production capacities are way behind standards, upgrade and transformation among the industries (MIIT, 2011).

The ministry lately announced to pursue more rigorous control on the growth of industries with high energy intensity and high carbon emissions, i.e. iron and steel, cement, non-metallic minerals, and non-ferrous metal industries, during the 12th  Five Year Plan (2011 to 2015) (, 2011 - in Chinese).

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) Information

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Government Agency



Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)Resources

  • Advanced and Applicable Technology Guide for Energy Saving and Emission Reduction in Building Materials Industry (first batch)

    Type: Publications

    Published jointly by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, and Ministry of Finance, this guide describes information on currently available as well as developing technologies that can help reduce energy consumption and emissions in building materials industries. The guide aims to inform decision makers involved with designing new plants and/or implementing energy efficiency and emission reduction projects in existing plants.