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2016 China Wooden Architecture Summit held

Recently, the 2016 China Wooden Architecture Summit Forum was held in Ninghai County, and Deputy County Mayor Wang Fuxiang attended the opening ceremony and delivered an important speech.

Reportedly, with the theme of "industrialization of wooden and green architecture", this year's session of the summit will focus on such hot topics as the wooden structure and green architecture based on the "action plan for promoting green building materials production and application" issued in 2015, figure out the advantages and application of the modern wooden architecture technology in the traditional dwelling and rural tourism, and examine four related national or industrial standards. The forum, which will end on October 24, has attracted over 250 participants, including representatives from the upstream and downstream wooden architecture enterprises, building material enterprises, colleges and universities as well as experts and scholars, architects, and engineers

Construction starts for Hangzhou Bay Coastal New City

The ground-breaking ceremony of the five major projects, including the headquarters of Fotile and the Binhai Primary School, with a total investment of 4.3 billion yuan, was held on the morning of October 12 at the Hangzhou Bay area, marking the start of the construction of the Coastal New City of Hangzhou Bay New Zone.

The new city is located to the two sides of the southern bank of the Hangzhou Bay Bridge. With a total planned area of 78 square kilometers and a first-phase construction area of 12.8 square kilometers, and with the concept of "walking distance, international ideas, urban production and accessible implementation", the new city will include three theme towns, three theme lakes and three theme forests, integrating such facilities as enterprise headquarters, R&D centers, cultural parks, business complexes, business buildings, high-end education, high-end housing and cultural entertainment.

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Intelligent manufacturing cross-border integration innovation center to be built in Ningbo

The project of intelligent manufacturing cross-border integration innovation center, to be jointly built by Ningbo Government, the Phoenix Satellite TV, the Haier Group, the Alibaba Group and Ningbo Institute of Information Technology Application, CAS, was launched on October 8. By giving full play to the advantages of the Haier Group, the Alibaba Group and the Phoenix Satellite TV, the center aims to provide new technologies, channels and brand support for the development and industrialization of the intelligent economy-related innovative products in Ningbo, and bring new thoughts, experience and resources for Ningbo's intelligent economy

Private enterprises in Ningbo seek docking with Fortune Global 500 companies

It is learned from Ningbo Business Commission that the "2016 dialogues between private enterprises and Fortune Global 500 companies" activity will be held on October 12 and 13 in Ningbo. So far, 33 Fortune Global 500 companies, including Rockwell, Bosch, Software, ABB, GE and Schneider Electric, and 18 prominent consultancies, such as Roland Berger, BLG, PwC and DTZ, have all confirmed their attendance to the activity.

The dialogue activity is an effective carrier for building the high-quality business and investment attracting platforms, docking with the resources of the Fortune Global 500 companies and leading enterprises and promoting the transformation and upgrading of the private economy. This year's session, jointly hosted by the Investment Promotion Bureau of the Ministry of Business and Ningbo Municipal Government, with the theme of "intelligent manufacturing in Ningbo", will focus on the smart manufacturing and related industries and discuss the smart upgrading of various industries and enterprises, building a high-end platform for the whole-industry chain cooperation between Chinese private enterprises and the large multi-national corporations in the field of smart manufacturing.  

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The Revenue of Admission Tickets Surpasses 90 million yuan in Ningbo

According to news from Municipal Tourist Administration, from Oct.1st to the 4th, a total of 4.23 million tourists have been served by tourist attractions in Ningbo with the revenue of admission tickets reaching 90.25 million yuan, well above the records of 2015 during the same period.
  
In the first four days of the National Day Holiday, tours to renowned mountains, temples and seashores have witnessed a tremendous rise. The statistics show that till Oct.4th, 4A and 5A-class scenic spots have received 2.27-million tourists, gaining 55-million-yuan-worth revenue, among which 474,500 tourists have visited Xikou while 280,000 people gone to Dongqian Lake. Tourist attractions such as Xiangshan Studio City, Songlan Mountain Resorts, etc. have served more than 100,000 travelers while recreational streets such as Nantang Old Street and Gulouyan witnesses the arrival of more than 50,000 people every day. Places like Fanta Oriental Heritage, Qiantong Ancient Town and Ningbo Botanic Garden receive over 10,000 tourists per day.
 
It is known that the occupancy rate of accommodation facilities in Ningbo have reached 74%, among which starred commercial hotels have been fully reserved and booking a room in resort hotels and exquisite guesthouses adjacent to tourist attractions is nearly impossible. Travel agencies in Ningbo have formed altogether 1178 tourist groups which involve 30,041 people. The groups served have amounted to 1178 with a total of 23,811 tourists, increasing by almost 10% year on year

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