China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC)

Also Known As: 

Zhongguo Changcheng Gongye Zonggongsi

China Great Wall Industries Corporation

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile

Exporting Country: 



  • 30 Haidian Nanlu, Beijing 100080, P.R.China
  • 22 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing
  • 173 You Hao Road, P.O. Box 102, Dalian 160001, Liaoning
  • 51-23 Guang Yuan Xi Road, P.O. Box 522 Guangzhou 510010
  • Number 5 Building, Shun He Shangyie Street, Jinan City, Shandong
  • 1224 Changle Road, Jingan district, P.O. Box 522, Shanghai
  • Renmin Nan Lu, P.O. Box 028, Shenzhen
  • No. 30 Haidian Nanlu, Beijing, China
  • 67 Beisihuan Xilu, Haidian District, Beijing 100080, P.R. China


86-1-837-0285, 86-1-837-0625, 0086-10-68748888, 0086-10-68748800, 86-10-88102188, 86-10-88102000


86-1-842-9217, 86-1-837-3155, 0086-10-68748876, 0086-10-68748865, 86-10-88102107


Supplier Web Site: 


Long March 2C launch vehicle launched by CGWIC
Long March 2D launch vehicle launched by CGWIC
Long March 2E launch vehicle launched by CGWIC
Long March 3 launch vehicle launched by CGWIC
Long March 3A launch vehicle launched by CGWIC
Long March 4 launch vehicle launched by CGWIC

Listed by the Japanese government in 2008 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles; added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on June 13, 2006, freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; according to the Treasury Department, the company was designated because it "supplied Iran's military and Iranian proliferators with missile-related and dual-use components;" removed from the SDN list on June 19, 2008; in a June 19, 2008 press release announcing the lifting of Executive Order 13382 sanctions, the U.S. Department of State declared that CGWIC had made "positive and cooperative responses to the sanctions," and had "expanded its internal export control procedures, including extensive training and communications within the company regarding non-proliferation issues;" represented in the United States by G.W. Aerospace, Inc., of Torrance, California; sanctioned (along with all successors, sub-units, and subsidiaries) by the United States on December 27, 2004 under the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 for transferring to Iran equipment and/or technology of proliferation significance since January 1, 1999; the sanctions applied for two years as follows U.S. government barred from procuring from, entering into contracts with, or providing assistance to the entity, U.S. government sales to the entity of any item on the United States Munitions List prohibited, sales to the entity of any defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services under the U.S. Arms Export Control Act terminated, no new individual licenses granted for the transfer to the entity of an item the export of which is controlled under the U.S. Export Administration Act of 1979 or the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, and any existing such licenses suspended; sanctioned on September 23, 2004 under the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000; sanctioned by the United States in June 1991 and August 1993 for missile proliferation; created in 1980 as the first Chinese foreign trading company dedicated to space technological service and international trade of space products; provides Long March commercial launch services internationally with support from China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology, and China Satellite Launch, Tracking, and Control General; prime contractor responsible for marketing of launch services, negotiation of launch services, and contract execution and performance; imports and exports space technology and equipment, precision machinery, electronics, instruments, and meters; reportedly was supplying Iran, according to Israeli military intelligence, with telemetry equipment to test Shahab-3 and Shahab-4 missiles in early 1997; reportedly discussed the sale of telemetry equipment with Iran in May 1998.

Core enterprise in the China Aerospace Great Wall Group, formed in 1993 and consisting of business divisions, functional departments, branches, and multiple specialized companies operating in areas such as import and export, consulting, international exhibition, civil engineering, transportation, property management and tourism; divisions include the Space Division, Precision Machinery Division, Import & Export Division, and Satellite & Application Division; specialized subsidiaries include the China Astronauts Industry Science & Technology Consultants Corp., China Aerospace Great Wall Trading Co., Ltd., Great Wall Industry Import & Export Corp., Great Wall Property Co., Ltd., Great Wall International & Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd., China Aerospace International Travel Service, Great Wall International Exhibition Co., Ltd., Guangzhou Yuhang Communication Corp. and Great Wall International Transportation Service Center; regional subsidiaries include China Great Wall Industry Shanghai Corp., China Great Wall Industry Dalian Corp., China Great Wall Industry Guangzhou Corp., China Great Wall Industry Chongqing Corp., China Great Wall Industry Shandong Corp. and China Great Wall Industry Zhuhai Corp.; is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC); established in 1980.

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

June 30, 2008