In recent years, Jilin’s FDI（foreign direct investment） has grown faster, the amount of investment has been increasing, investing industries have presented variety, investing districts have been a steady expansion. Jilin province fostered a lot of powerful and large-scaled enterprise groups in three pillar industries--automobile industry, petrochemical industry and agricultural products processing industry—and other specialty industries. Based on the FDI theories applied to the developing countries and the advantages of industries in Jilin province, it should depend on taking comparative advantages, pulling intra-industry trade and optimizing industrial structure so that select processing and assembly manufacturing industry, resource exploitation and utilization industry, high-tech industry and the tertiary industry to carry out FDI.
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