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Hong Kong Fashion Shopping Fair to be held

It is learned from the press conference of the "Hong Kong Fashion Shopping Fair in Ningbo" that the fair will be held for three days from November 4, bringing about a genuine "Hong Kong-style weekend" to the local citizens.

Reportedly, this year's shopping fair has attracted over 200 Hong Kong brands for exhibition, including the popular McDull Café, the food carnival with various kinds of Hong Kong-style snacks, and the fashionable "fashion trend street", which can meet the different demands of the local consumers.

Since 2007, the shopping fair has been held in 19 mainland cities, including Beijing Shanghai and Hangzhou, and has attracted over seven million people for participation. Besides the sales and exhibition, the organizers of this year's session will also invite the enterprises in Ningbo and the surrounding area to have one-to-one trade docking with the businesses from Hong Kong

Added value of logistics in Ningbo to exceed 150 billion yuan

The "logistics development planning of Ningbo during the 13th Five-year Plan period", drafted by the Logistics Office of Ningbo Development and Reform Commission, was issued recently. According to the planning, by 2020, the added value of the logistics will exceed 150 billion yuan, accounting for about 13% of the GDP. The proportion of the gross social logistics cost against the GDP will reduce to about 16%, demonstrating a clear improvement of the logistics service level and efficiency.

During the 13th Five-year Plan period, the logistics industry in Ningbo will center on reducing the social logistics cost and improving logistics quality and profit. By taking advantage of the opportunity of the establishment of the Zhoushan River-sea Coordinated Transport Center and focusing on improving the international port logistics capacity, Ningbo will promote the construction of the multi-form logistics infrastructure and functional platforms, the internationalization of the logistics development, cultivate the new force of "internet + logistics", thus creating the innovative new environment for the logistics industry, building a more competitive modern logistics service system, and enhancing Ningbo's strategic status in the "one belt one road" initiative, which will guarantee the construction of the modern international port city.

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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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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

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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