On March 14, 2011, the Outline of the Twelfth Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development was officially announced. The "Outline" proposes that the packaging industry should accelerate the development of advanced packaging equipment, packaging new materials and high-end packaging products.
With the rapid development of China's packaging industry, the role of packaging production in promoting national economic construction and improving the material and cultural life of the people has become increasingly apparent. As an independent industry system, the packaging industry has been included in the national economy and society. development plan.
China's packaging industry has experienced a relatively rapid development for a period of time, and has initially had a certain scale of production, forming a complete and complete packaging industry system with complete categories of materials, products, machinery, packaging and printing, design and scientific research, and has become a manufacturing industry in China. important part. China's top packaging products in the world are corrugated cardboard, plastic woven bags, composite flexible packaging, metal barrels, of which corrugated board production ranks second in the world.
In 2011, China's packaging industry has 7,797 enterprises above designated size, employing 1,435,500 people, with assets of 601.541 billion yuan, sales income of 911.263 billion yuan, and total profit of 63.399 billion yuan.