Neijiang is a megacity to be constructed as planned in the Regional Planning of Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone and the “12th Five-year Plan” of Sichuan Province; it is promoting construction of “five news”, i.e. New Town of Neijiang, new areas of counties, key towns and townships, new villages of farmers and emerging industries. The New Town of Neijiang, planned to cover 103 km2 with total static investment of CNY 75 billion, is constructed to be the economic, administrative, sports, cultural and commercial center of Neijiang. By 2017, the completed urban area of Neijiang is expected to reach 100 km2, while the completed area of Weiyuan County, Zizhong County and Longchang County is expected to reach over 28 km2, respectively.
 
Modern commercial, trade and logistics industries
  It will be constructed to be a regional commercial, trade and logistics center, with accelerated construction of one base, one park and seven centers; by 2017, it is expected to have one concentration area of ten-billion-Yuan service industry and two parks of ten-billion-Yuan level within Neijiang.
Metallurgical and building material industry
  By 2017, it is expected to be cultivated as an industry of 100 billion-Yuan level; Chuanwei Comprehensive Vanadium-Titanium Resource Utilization Project will have been put into operation, and projects for production of building materials, cement and new energy-saving glass will have been constructed at a faster speed.
Resource recovery industry
  By 2017, the Southwest Industrial Base of Renewable Resources that covers 4.8 km2 will have taken shape, formed a mineral city concentrated with 1.85 million tons of various mineral resources, and introduced well-known renewable energy enterprises and foreign enterprises including SK Company from South Korea.
Electric power and energy industry
  It has the internationally advanced CFB technology; demonstrative CFB power stations of 100,000 KW, 300,000 KW and 600,000 KW have been constructed; it is planned to construct a demonstrative CFB power station of 660,000 KW.
Mechanical and automobile part industry
  By 2017, it is expected to be cultivated as an industry of 50 billion-Yuan level; such main products as crank shafts, steel spring plates and machine tools have relatively high market shares, and serve to support FAW-Volkswagen, Dongfeng Automobile and Changan Auto; such enterprises among the world top 500 as TEWOO have been introduced.
Electronic information industry
  It serves to support Chengdu and Chongqing and to radiate to all over China. By 2017, it is expected to be cultivated as a 10 billion-Yuan industry, and such well-known electronic information enterprises as HP and Ju Teng International have been introduced.
Food and beverage industry
  By 2017, it is expected to be an industry of 50 billion-Yuan level; the gold triangle base of white spirit is constructed at a faster speed; such projects ranking among the world top 500 as Want Want Group from Taiwan and Huarun Snowflake Beer Company (Huarun) have been introduced.
 
  Geographical advantage – Neijiang has 8 expressways and 4 railways running through, with 4 airports and three ports around; currently, it has become the second cross hub of expressways in Sichuan Province. After Chengdu-Chongqing Inter-city Expressway is put into operation, Neijiang will be integrated into the half-an-hour economic circle of Chengdu and Chongqing. By then, a comprehensive communication hub connecting the south and the north, the east and the west and stretching in all directions will have taken shape in the West.
  Advantage of market – within 200 km centering on Neijiang, there are 12 large and medium-sized cities, with a population of 200 million. Neijiang is densely populated with its population density only second to Chengdu within Sichuan Province; the deposit balances have broken through CNY 100 billion, presenting great consumption demand and business opportunities.
  Advantage of resources – Neijiang is among the regions which are most concentrated with mineral resources. Within Neijiang and surrounding regions, there are 23 kinds of minerals, including energy resources such as coal, oil shale, petroleum and natural gas. The reserve of coal reaches up to above 480 million tons; the reserve of natural gas reaches up to 36 billion cubic meters; the planned production capacity of shale gas within 10 years will reach 1 billion cubic meters, and it will be constructed to be the first shale gas development and experimental area in China; the total reserve of limestone resource is 3.8 billion tons; the conservative reserve of quartz sandstone is 250 million tons.

Neijiang is a megacity to be constructed as planned in the Regional Planning of Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone and the “12th Five-year Plan” of Sichuan Province; it is promoting construction of “five news”, i.e. New Town of Neijiang, new areas of counties, key towns and townships, new villages of farmers and emerging industries. The New Town of Neijiang, planned to cover 103 km2 with total static investment of CNY 75 billion, is constructed to be the economic, administrative, sports, cultural and commercial center of Neijiang. By 2017, the completed urban area of Neijiang is expected to reach 100 km2, while the completed area of Weiyuan County, Zizhong County and Longchang County is expected to reach over 28 km2, respectively.
  Neijiang has been included in the national adjustment and reconstruction plan regarding old industrial bases. Awarded as a Demonstrative Base for Environment-friendly CFB Power Plant in China, an Electronic Information Industry Supporting Base for Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone, China Automobile (Motorcycle) Parts Manufacturing Base, a Demonstrative Base of City Mineral Products in China, and a Comprehensive Utilization Base of Vanadium-Titanium Resources in the Western Region, Neijiang is focusing on creating seven parks with coverage of 80 km2. By 2017, there will be two parks of over 50 billion Yuan, one park of 40 billion-Yuan level, one park of 30 billion-Yuan level and three parks of 20 billion-Yuan level.