The Yearbook describes the development of China's hi-tech industry during the period from 2000 to 2012.Statistical series for the years 2000 to 2013 include production, R&D and related activities, investment on fixed assets, and relative international comparative measures of this fast-growing industry. The Yearbook should serve as a useful source for the public planning and administration sector as well as the broader business and research communities for understanding recent developments in China’s hi-tech industry. The Yearbook contains five parts. The first part focuses on the production and management of hi-tech industry. The second part of the Yearbook focuses on R&D activities, new products development, patents, technology acquisition and technology reconstruction, and R&D institutions in hi-tech enterprises. The third part focuses on investment on fixed assets in hi-tech industry. The fourth part of the Yearbook focuses on international comparisons among China and the OECD countries. The fifth part is appendix information, including catalogue of Hi-Technology Industry Classifications, Published Format for Sorting-out the Statistical Data of High-Technology Industry and Main Indicators. Notations used in this book: (blank space) indicates that the figure is not large enough to be measured with the smallest unit in the table or data are unknown or are not available. Statistical discrepancies due to rounding are not adjusted in the yearbook. Eastern region include Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Guangdong and Hainan. Middle region include Shanxi, Anhui, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei and Hunan. Western region include Inner Mongolia Guangxi Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, Tibet Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia and Xinjiang. Northeastern region include Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang.