Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatization
(06.07.2010)

Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatization is established as one of the departments of the municipal government in accordance with the “Notice of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council on Printing and Distributing ‘Plan on Reform of Organs of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government’” (Ting Zi [2008] No. 17). Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatization hangs out a temporary signboard designating Shanghai Municipal Office of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence.

Main Functions

1. to implement the laws, rules, regulations, guidelines and policies related to the work of industry and information; to study to draft the local rules and regulations for industry and information and cooperate with relevant sides to carry out these rules and regulations;

2. to formulate the special plan and annual plan for the development of industry, information and producer services in accordance with the overall planning of the municipal economic and social development and organize to carry out them; to study the policy measures for layout planning and structure adjustment of industry and information; to formulate the industry policies and standards in accordance with the national industry policies and the municipal industry development planning and organize to carry out these policies and standards, guide and support the development of industry and information industries;

3. to monitor and analyze the operation momentum of industry and information sectors, perform statistics and publishing of relevant information, conduct forecast and alarming, information publishing and guidance, coordinate the settlement of relevant problems in the industry operation and development and put forward policy suggestions; to take charge of the relevant work of industry and information emergency management, industry safety and national defence mobilization; to take charge of the administration of the salt industry and participate in the management of medicine reservation; to cooperate with relevant departments to do a good job in the manufacturing, reservation and transportation of disaster relief materials to fight against natural disasters; to cooperate with relevant departments to do a good job in the relevant work of antitrust; to take charge of the management of military R&D and production; to take charge of the management of the marine industry;

4. to put forward suggestions on the scale and direction of municipal industry and information fixed assets investment, organize and plan the significant industry and information construction projects in accordance with the rights approved by the municipal government; to cooperate with relevant departments to organize and manage the promotion and implementation of the industry and information projects involving governmental investment; to take charge of the preliminary review and approval of the governmental information projects within the department budget; to put forward suggestions as a trade supervisory department for the significant information investment projects and municipal level financial information project; to cooperate with relevant departments to balance and manage the utilization of special expenses for information construction; to cooperate with relevant departments to manage the work of foreign capital unitization in industry and information, carry out outward cooperation and exchange in industry and information;

5. to guide the technological innovation and advancement, promote technological reform, enhance the traditional industries with reform and upgrading of advanced technologies, coordinate and organize to implement the key projects of the national and municipal industry and information sectors, enhance the combination of industry, study and research and the industrialization of relevant scientific and technological achievements; to propel the quality management and brand strategy in industry; to coordinate and organize to implement the state and local information technical standards; to cooperate with relevant departments to study and put forward the technical standards in the work of information; to guide the quality management of electronic information products; to guide and boost the establishment of corporate-information-oriented technical innovation mechanism; to fuel the development of software, information service and newly emerging industries, and boost the integration of informatization and industrialization;

6. to work out and organize to carry out the policies for energy saving, comprehensive resource utilization and clean production in industry and information sectors, enhance the system reform and management innovation in industry and information sectors, enhance the comprehensive quality and core competitive force of the industries, guide the relevant industries to enhance the management of safe production;

7. to organize to carry out the adjustment to industry layout in the urban and rural areas, the reform of old industrial zone and the industry upgrading in accordance with the municipal overall plan for economic and social development and the guidelines and policies for industry development, enhance the development of innovative industries; to take charge of the formulation of medium and long term development plan of industrial development zone, encourage the centralization of industrial projects in the parks and zones and adjust the layout in a reasonable manner; to take charge of the comprehensive coordination of the construction and development of industrial development zone;

8. to establish a working system to serve all social enterprises; to improve the services for the central enterprises in Shanghai; to guide and promote the development of medium and small sized enterprises, promote the establishment and improvement of the service system for medium and small sized enterprises; to manage and guide the work of industry association;

9. to enhance the development of producer services, coordinate with relevant departments to boost the development of modern logistics, promote the integrated development of service and manufacturing;

10. to take charge of the supervision and coordination of the daily operation of coal, power and petrol; to participate in the guidance, management, coordination and enhancement of comprehensive utilization of energy;

11. to guide and coordinate the development and utilization of information resources, corporate informatization, e-government development, e-commerce popularization and the information application in the various social and economic sectors; to take charge of the coordination and management of sharing of public information resources; to organize and coordinate the information application across different departments, industries and sectors;

12. to take charge of the planning, coordination and management of the construction of municipal information infrastructure; to organize and guide relevant departments to work out the planning of communication lines, public communication network and special-purpose information network and undertake the corresponding management work; to coordinate the significant affairs involving the social public interest in the telecom market; to take charge of the interlinking between various trades and departments and the social service network;

13. to organize and coordinate the establishment of information safety system; to take charge of the guidance and coordination of the information safety work; to coordinate and settle the significant events related to network and information safety; to cooperate with relevant departments to strengthen the supervision and management of information network safety technique, equipment and products; to undertake the work of the municipal network and information safety coordination team; to organize, coordinate and guide the information publicity training, education as well as the prediction and planning of information talent;

14. to organize, coordinate and promote the development of smart card industry; to organize, coordinate and guide the implementation of key smart card application projects and smart card application popularization; to organize, coordinate and enhance the development of bank card industry, popularize the various applications based on bank card; to boost the industrialization and application popularization of such technologies as radio frequency identification, etc.;

15. to promote the establishment of social credit rating system (covering all the facets of the social economy and livelihood) for individuals and enterprises, guide the credit service industry, promote the cultivation and development of credit services, organize and coordinate the development and sharing of credit information resources;

16. to take charge of the work of municipal radio management;

17. to take charge of the acceptance and hearing of relevant administrative reviews and responses to administrative proceedings;

18. to undertake other tasks assigned by the municipal government.