The international status of China's high-tech industry has improved remarkably over the past decade. In 2007, the scale of China's high-tech manufacturing industry ranked second in the world, with its high-tech and new technology products making up around 20% of the international market.
According to statistics, China has made 493,000 important scientific and technological achievements since 1981, of which nearly 20 percent have reached the advanced international levels. To speed up the transfer of scientific and technological achievements, and promote the development of high-tech industry, the Chinese government has implemented a series of policies. At present, over 80 percent of the nation