The Zone particularly encourages investment in infrastructure construction, state-of-the-art science and technology and production of internationally competitive goods.

(1) Infrastructure construction

- Airports
An international airport to be built in Samhae-ri, Chongam District, Chongjin City, North Hamgyong Province
Heliports to be built in Rajin and Sonbong areas

- Rajin Port
It is planned to develop it into an international goods port with an annual turnover of 100 million tons.

- Sonbong Port
It is planned to develop it into an international port with an annual turnover of 20 million tons of industrial resources.

- Ungsang Port
It is planned to develop it into an international port with an annual turnover of 5 million tons of bulk cargoes.

- Drainage network
It is planned to re-build drainage network by cut-and-cover methods, improve the Tuman River and other 5 streams and build a sewage disposal network.

- Water supply network
It is planned to reinforce Rason Reservoir, build a new reservoir and complete the water supply system.

- Power Supply
It is planned to perform a technical updating of the Sonbong Thermal Power Plant, build a thermal power plant and create a capacity of 1 million kW by making use of wind, solar and other natural energy resources.

- Communications
It is planned to put all the communication lines on an underground cable and duct basis.

- Railway
It is planned to build a new railway to bypass the existing one in the city centre.

- Roads
It is planned to build the Rajin-Wonjong highway, a bridge on the border, the Rajin-Sonbong-Ungsang-Tuman River highway and the Chonghak- Tuman River highway.

- Heating system
It is planned to build a heat-generating power station and make use of geothermal and solar energies and methane gas.

(2) Hi-tech industry
Manufacture of computers, telecommunications facilities, electronic household appliances, and biomedical products

(3) Energy and raw materials industry
Development of energy, building materials, steel, nonferrous metals, coal, oil and natural gas, timber processing industry, petro-chemical industry, chemical fibre industry

(4) Equipment manufacturing industry
Manufacture of vehicles, light industry machines, processing machines, farming equipment and ship-repairing industry

(5) Sector of cutting-edge science and technology for commodity production at international standards

(6) Light industry
Textiles, garments, footwear, foodstuffs, marine products, livestock products, alcoholic drinks and mineral water

(7) International logistics industry
Local logistics, export/import logistics, transit trade logistics, goods storage and comprehensive bonded processing trade

(8) Tourism
Border-crossing tourism, construction of holiday-making and sightseeing bases and a tourist resort on Pipha Island

(9) High-efficiency agriculture
Establishment of a high-efficiency agricultural experimental quarter, and construction of production bases for rice and maize, seeds, saplings, livestock products, seafood and for processing agricultural produce

(10) Financial business
Banking business, trust business, securities dealing business and loan business