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Nation eases path for multinationals

By HE WEI in Shanghai| China Daily| Updated:  March 10, 2021

Overseas companies welcome new investment policies

For multinational corporations grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, China emerged as a silver lining to their balance sheets last year.

The nation has launched favorable policies to stabilize and attract foreign investment, and this was underlined on Friday when Premier Li Keqiang announced a series of opening-up measures in his Government Work Report. Li delivered the report to the fourth session

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Import and export volume of Ningbo Port increases

On May 11, the import and export statistics of Ningbo Port were released. According to the statistics from Ningbo Customs, from January to April, the total import and export volume of Ningbo Port reached 596.15 billion yuan, up by 30.4% year on year. To be specific, the export volume was 422.19 billion yuan, up by 34% year on year, and the import volume was 173.96 billion yuan, up by 22.3%.
In the first four months, the import and export volume of the general trade of Ningbo Port stood at 532.96 billion yuan, up by 34.1% over the same period of last year, accounting for 89.4% of the total of the port, with a year-on-year increase of 2.5 percentage points. To be specific, the export volume was 386.73 billion yuan, up by 34.7%, and the import volume was 146.23 billion yuan, up by 32.4%.
Enterprises from places other than Ningbo account for about 60% of the imports and exports. From January to April, the import and export of local enterprises via Ningbo Port reached 246.85 billion yuan, up by 35.3% year on year, accounting for 41.4% of the total

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1st quarter’s import and export volume of Ningbo Port exceeds ¥430 billion

It was learned from Ningbo Customs a few days ago that the import and export volume of Ningbo Port in the first quarter was 434.85 billion yuan, an increase of 28.5% over the same period last year. Among them, the export value was 307.1 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 34.6%; the import value was 127.75 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 15.9%.

In the first quarter, the import and export volume of general trade at Ningbo Port was 388.12 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 32.7%, accounting for 89.3% of the total import and export value of Ningbo Port in the same period, an increase of 2.8 percentage points from the same period last year. Among them, the export value was 280.82 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 35.2%; the import value was 107.3 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 26.5%.

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Zhejiang selection of Asian International Art Festival to be held in Ningbo

On May 7, the press conference for the Zhejiang selection competition of the 8th Asian International Art Festival was held in Ninghai, and Ningbo people can participate in this international art competition at home. For the following period, children and adults who are good at literature and art will be able to show their artistic talents on the stage.

According to the news conference, Ningbo competition area is currently in the audition stage. The competition includes instrumental music, vocal music, dance and other items, covering piano, violin, guzheng, pipa, bel canto, folk singing, Chinese dance, Latin dance, ballet and other art forms. It is reported that the outstanding candidates from Ningbo will enter the finals of Zhejiang Province, and those who have won the special, gold and silver prizes in the finals will be recommended to the Asian finals to be held in Macao. According

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All fine days in central city in the first quarter

On the morning of 26 April, Ningbo Municipal Bureau of Ecology and Environment issued an air quality report in the first quarter. In the first three months this year, the ambient air quality in central city ranked 14th among the country’s 168 key cities with a 100 percent of air quality excellent rate.

The report showed that from January to March, the ambient air quality composite index in central city was 3.64, ranking 5th in the province, with an excellent rate of 100.0% and up 3.3 percentage points year-on-year.

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