2017-09-05 08:23 来源：东莞本地宝
据东莞阳光网报道，2月11日，《中国日报》官方网站刊发《Dongguan gives its tech firms policypush》(东莞出台政策助推高科技企业发展)，报道称，作为珠三角的主要制造业基地，东莞市政府在2月10日出台“倍增计划”，并选取200家试点企业，大多数试点企业都从事信息技术等新兴行业。
Companies in Dongguan, a major manufacturing base in the Pearl River Delta,will receive a series of preferential policies and financial support in theyears to come, through a local government plan aimed at upgrading localindustries.
The plan, announced on Friday, will select 200 pilot firms. The latter willbe encouraged to boost their market competitiveness by increasing investment intechnologies, developing new businesses, restructuring existing units andintroducing more service-oriented manufacturing.
The companies will be selected from a pool of private sector manufacturersin fields like high-tech that are foreign funded and listed, according to thelocal government.
Liang Weidong, mayor of Dongguan, said each of the pilot companies isexpected to post double-digit growth of both revenue and profit by 2021-end.
"After years of rapid development (off the back of China's opening up andreforms in the late 1970s), Dongguan needs to shift its focus to development ofadvanced manufacturing and high-tech businesses, to maintain sustainableeconomic growth," said Liang.
Advanced or value-added manufacturing and high-tech businesses will accountfor 50-52 percent of Dongguan's industrial output by 2021. Most of the pilotcompanies are engaged in emerging industries like information technology, hesaid.
"Companies will be supported financially in technology, research anddevelopment, market expansion and land use, as well as by way of otherpreferential tax policies."
In addition, other local firms with 5 billion yuan (6.3 million) inannual sales each, will receive similar backing, he said.
In recent years, an increasing number of technology-driven companies haveemerged in Dongguan, a city traditionally known for labor-intensivemanufacturing.
"Increased efforts in research and development, along with effectivemarketing and advertising, helped us see a strong growth over the years," saidShi Yujian, senior vice-president of Vivo Mobile Communication Technology.