First Ministry of Machine Building

First Ministry of Machine Industry of the PRC (中华人民共和国第一机械工业部), one of the central offices in the People's Republic of China.

Site of the former First Ministry of Machine Building at 46 Sanlihe Rd, Beijing

The Ministry was established in August 1952. Continued to operate during and after the Cultural Revolution. In May 1982, changed its name to the Ministry of Machine-Building of the PRC. In December 1985 the ministry was liquidated by the appointment of the State Machine-Building Commission.

See alsoEdit


  • Malcolm Lamb: Directory of officials and Organizations in China, ME Sharpe Inc. Armonk, NY, 2003, p. 1911 +, ISBN 0-7656-1020-5, Volume 1
  • China's Economic System, Routledge Abingdon 2005, 594 p., ISBN 0-415-36147-8