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Ningbo selected as one of the first batch of quarter-hour convenience living circle pilots in China

Yesterday from the Municipal Bureau of Commerce was informed that the Ministry of Commerce in conjunction with relevant departments recently issued a document to determine the first batch of 30 quarter-hour convenience living circle pilot areas in the country, Ningbo was listed among them, the only one in Zhejiang Province.

It is understood that the quarter-hour convenience living circle, is to serve the community residents, with a service radius of about 15 minutes' walk, to meet the residents' basic consumption of daily life and quality consumption as the goal, formed by a multi-format gathering of community shopping areas. The selection as a pilot is an affirmation of the fact that Ningbo has started the construction of a 15-minute business and convenience service circle since 2019 and is actively exploring ways to enhance business and convenience services.

According to the current situation, scale and positioning of old and new communities, the city, in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Commerce and other departments, has divided the convenience service circle into neighborhood communities, neighborhood centers and neighborhood blocks to promote three modes of classification, making it clear that the convenience service circle in old urban areas is based on building neighborhood communities and increasing the concentration of commercial outlets, while the new urban living circle is based on building neighborhood centers and neighborhood blocks to achieve street-level community outlet distribution and actively meet the six-in-one functional needs of "shopping, services, leisure, fitness, culture and social life".

At present, the city has built 23 relatively sound 15-minute commercial and convenient service zones.

In the next stage, the city will combine the renovation of old districts and the construction of future communities, highlight the hot spots of "convenience, benefit and welfare", actively implement pilot projects, guide the development of new businesses such as 24-hour branded chain convenience stores and "micro markets", improve the convenience, standardization, wisdom and quality of community commercial services, and strive to build more than 50 15-minute convenience service circles in line with the actual situation in Ningbo by 2025

Ningbo was selected as one of the first batch of quarter-hour convenience living circle pilots in China

Yesterday from the Municipal Bureau of Commerce was informed that the Ministry of Commerce in conjunction with relevant departments recently issued a document to determine the first batch of 30 quarter-hour convenience living circle pilot areas in the country, Ningbo was listed among them, the only one in Zhejiang Province.

 It is understood that the quarter-hour convenience living circle, is to serve the community residents, with a service radius of about 15 minutes' walk, to meet the residents' basic consumption of daily life and quality consumption as the goal, formed by a multi-format gathering of community shopping areas. The selection as a pilot is an affirmation of the fact that Ningbo has started the construction of a 15-minute business and convenience service circle since 2019 and is actively exploring ways to enhance business and convenience services.

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Ningbo Promotes Transportation Construction: 6 Major Projects Completed This Year, 7 New Projects Started

Six highway projects were completed or put into use, seven projects were newly started, and a number of pre-projects and ongoing projects also set the goal of "better and faster" than the original plan.

On August 19, the city’s first-place transportation action promotion meeting proposed that the entire region, full speed, and all employees, especially in key projects, must coordinate element guarantees, strictly control quality and safety, and promote projects to speed up and improve quality.

There are 6 major transportation projects planned to be completed in our city this year, including one expressway: the Shipu-Xinqiao section (Shipu connection) highway project of Ningbo Zhoushan Port Shipu Port Area Shenhai Expressway Connection Line. The project was originally planned to be completed and opened to traffic within this year. , And now strive to deliver the work for acceptance in November. It also includes a national road, the first phase of the reconstruction project of G329 National Road (Fuchunjiang Road-Chenhua Section), and four main roads in counties and townships. The four main roads in counties and townships include Shengshan-Lubu Highway (Henghe-Yucijie Section), Yanhu Road Reconstruction Project in Yinzhou District (Airport Road-Huanzhen Road), Shengshan-Lubu

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Import and export volume of Ningbo increases

According to the statistitics from Ningbo Customs, from January to July this year, the import and export volume of Ningbo reached 661.36 billion yuan, up by 25.4% over the same period of last year. To be specific, the export volume was 420.99 billion yuan, up by 22.8%, and the import volume was 240.37 billion yuan, up by 30%.

Private enterprises are still the main force of import and export in the city. In the first seven months, the total import and export volume of the private enterprises was 465.92 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 25.3%, accounting for 70.4% of the total import and export volume of the city in the same period.

From the perspective of market expansion, the market demand for Ningbo products has continued to recover. On the one hand, the traditional market grew steadily, with the EU, the United States and ASEAN as the top three trading partners. From January to July,

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"14th Five-Year Plan for Ningbo Major Construction Projects" Released

Major construction projects are "ballast stones" that promote sustained growth of effective investment and high-quality economic and social development. Recently, the General Office of the Municipal Government issued the "14th Five-Year Plan for Major Construction Projects in Ningbo" (hereinafter referred to as the "Plan"), clarifying that the city will arrange 753 major construction projects during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, and strive to complete an investment of more than RMB1.73 trillion. Efforts will be made to achieve basically the same pace of growth in fixed asset investment and economic growth.

According to the plan, Ningbo will focus on the mission of forging hard core power, building a good demonstration area, being a good model, accelerating the construction of a modern coastal metropolis, and building a leading city in common prosperity with high-quality development. In the five major areas of scientific and technological innovation, modern industry, transportation facilities, ecological and environmental protection, and social and people's livelihood, we plan to promote a number of major construction projects, making them an important starting point for Ningbo to increase its kinetic energy, enhance its advantages, and improve its energy level.

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