After the reform in China, our new building materials industry has developed rapidly. After 30 years of development, China's new building materials industry occurred and is developing from small to large. It has formed a new industry, become an important product of industrial materials and promoted China's economic growth. On the contrary, the rapid development of economic construction and the rising living standards provide the development of new building materials with a broad market and good opportunities. Driven by market demand, new building materials in China has formed a circulation network; Most of the foreign products can be produced in China, for example, China's production of different varieties of the color and different grades of decorative materials to improve the living conditions of urban and rural residents and make great contribution of changing the appearance of the city. China has formed a professional team for new building materials’ research, production and circulation. In this paper, we analyzed the current situation of the development of new building materials and put forward some countermeasures and suggestions to promote the development of new building materials.