China's Computer Industry Report (Catalog)

1. GENERAL SITUATION OF CHINA'S COMPUTER INDUSTRY

1.1 CURRENT SETUP OF COMPUTER INDUSTRY
1.2 ENTERPRISE, EMPLOYEE AND ASSETS

1.2.1 Relevant statistics
1.2.2 Key enterprises

1.3 PRODUCT, SALES AND PROFIT

1.3.1 Hardware market
1.3.2 Software market
1.3.3 Information service industry

1.4 IMPORT AND EXPORT
1.5 MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS IN DEVELOPMENT

2. MARKET DEMAND AND PROSPECTS

2.1 COMPUTER MARKET IS STEADILY GROWING, AND DOMESTIC BRAND PC BECOME THE MAINSTREAM PRODUCTS

2.1.1 Steadily growing of PC market
2.1.2 Domestic brand PC becoming the mainstream products
2.2 MIDDLE AND LOW GRADE SERVERS GOING UP WHILE MAINFRAME REMAINING STAGNANT IN THE MARKET
2.2.1 Middle and low grade server going up, especially low-grade NT server with price less than US$ 0.1 million.
2.2.2 Relatively stagnant mainframe market
2.3 PROSPEROUS MARKET OF NETWORK EQUIPMENT, PROJECTS AND SYSTEM ENGINEERING
2.3.1 Internet made a great progress in China in 1997
2.3.2 Characteristics of the development in China network market
2.4 EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT MARKET BECOMING BRISK
2.4.1 External equipment mainly consists of printer, CPU and monitor
2.4.2 Product development toward high-grade
2.4.3 New varieties of external equipment are continuously launched into market and receive warmly welcome
2.5 DOMESTIC WORKSTATION MARKET ADMITS OF NO OPTIMISM
2.5.1 Domestic workstation market has been depressed for years
2.5.2 UNIX workstation market shrank
2.5.3 Influential factors in domestic workstation market in 1998
2.6 GREAT MARKET POTENTIAL OF SOFTWARE
2.6.1 Swift growth of software market
2.6.2 The protection of intelligent right of software will be gradually implemented
2.6.3 Domestic software market still requests for governmental favorable policies

3. DEVELOPMENT TARGETS AND PROGRAM

3.1 MAJOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
3.2 CONCRETE DEVELOPMENT TARGETS
3.3 MAJOR MEASURES FOR DEVELOPMENT

3.3.1 Serving for the state information construction and key information system
3.3.2 Serving for the manufacturing with traditional industrial technology, renovation of mainstay industries and structural adjustment
3.3.3 Making great efforts in promoting the application of the self-developed electronic information system and hardware & software products
3.3.4 Support and promote the development of information service industry
3.3.5 Strengthen information culture construction, promote the popularization of information technology
3.3.6 Promote the construction of IT standards and regulations
3.4 SHORT-TERM DEVELOPMENT EMPHASIS
3.4.1 Construction of nationwide computer information network and value-added service system
3.4.2 To construct flexible computer production line, to expand computer output, to satisfy market demand, to establish the products with China own brands, to form economy scale
3.4.3 Software industry construction
3.4.4 Intelligent card construction and "Gold" series project required products
3.4.5 Transform the traditional industries with computer technology

4. FOREIGN INVESTMENT

4.1 CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MOVEMENT

4.1.1 Foreign side holds majority share in most JVs and Chinese side merely keeps relatively small proportion share
4.1.2 Foreign investors were mainly small and medium-sized companies in the past, and at present the international famous transnational companies play the main role in China foreign investment
4.1.3 With the development of JV, foreign investment scale is gradually expanded
4.1.4 High-tech cooperation increased, software and after-sales service becoming hot-points of JV
4.1.5 Number of foreign representative offices increased, some have been transformed into many enterprises in forward and backward integration
4.2 EXISTING PROBLEMS
4.3 MOVEMENT OF INTRODUCING FOREIGN INVESTMENT

5. ATTACHED LISTS

6. APPENDIX



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