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Ningbo's national tax revenue exceeds 100 billion yuan

It is learned from Ningbo Municipal Office of SAT that in the first three quarters of this year, the SAT system achieved a total tax revenue of 102.371 billion yuan, up by 8.7% over the same period of last year.

To be specific, the domestic added-value tax reached 59.448 billion yuan, up by 6.1%; the business income tax reached 19.119 billion yuan, up by 6.1%; the domestic consumption tax reached 21.594 billion yuan, down by 2.6%; while the vehicle purchase tax stood at 2.21 billion yuan, down by 22.9%, mainly due to the reduction of the tax on low-exhaust vehicles.

The emerging industries have played an important role due to the industrial transformation and upgrading. The medicine industry develops well, with the tax revenue increasing by 44%, being the industry with the largest growth rate of tax. The tax revenue for telecommunications equipment and special equipment rose by 20% and 14% respectively. While that for the automobile industry and electronic appliances industry rose by 40% and 15.5% respectively. However, such traditional industries as tobacco and electric power witnessed a low growth rate due to the slowing down of the economic growth

8000 innovative start-ups established in Ningbo

Statistics from Ningbo Statistics Bureau show that the high-tech industry realized a total output value of 412.37 billion yuan for the first three quarters of this year, up by 5.4% over the same period of last year, 0.6 percentage point higher than that of the large-scale industry. By the end of September, there had been over 8000 innovative start-ups in Ningbo.

Specifically speaking, the output value of the high-tech industry in the three thirds of the districts or counties maintained growth, and Ninghai County, Yuyao County and Fenghua County ranked top three, with the growth rates of 17.5%, 13.5% and 12.3% respectively.

The high-tech enterprises are the main force of the high-tech industry. In the first eight months this year, the high-tech enterprises achieved a total industrial output value of 227.41 billion yuan and a new product output value fo 130.45 billion yuan, up by 7.1% and 9.3% respectively over the same period of last year. 18 high-tech enterprises are included in the "top 100 high-tech enterprises in Zhejiang Province", with the Yisheng Petrochemical and the Panorama Auto Parts ranking among the top ten.

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Ningbo Graduates Get Access to Employment Subsidies

Notice on accepting employment subsidies for college graduates in the second half of 2016 newly released on October 14th suggests that with immediate effect, the qualified graduates can pre-declare through mobile clients; also they can go to the public  employment service institutions in every district for declaration on site during the weekdays from October 20th to 31st . The standard of the subsidies is RMB3600 for vocational college graduates per person and RMB6000 for bachelor degrees or above per person.
Then who are eligible for the subsidies? The answer is the graduates registered in Industry and Commerce Administration are employed by small and micro enterprises for the first time in districts under city jurisdiction in 2 years from graduation. The graduates are dispatched by HR service institution. Both of the institution and the enterprises have to meet the standard of classification of small and medium-sized micro enterprises. Besides, the industrial and commercial registration of the HR service institution shall lie in the jurisdiction of the city, and the actual employment enterprise shall be in the administrative area of this Municipality.

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Jiangdong Government Forges Talent Platform Cluster

Recently, the top visual R & D team "Shiruidi" in China has settled in Jiangdong District, the project entering the process of "one thing, one way to deal with" and being finished in only five days. Zhang Tao, the team leader, said that they felt the sincerity of the government in the mutal communication. The government quickly prepared the apartment and office for them, which resolved the pressing danger.
   In recent years, Jiangdong District has vigorously implemented the "pilot project" of talent platform cluster. The government has improved the personnel security system and made use of the policy of " one thing, one way to deal with" and talent reserve system to promote core driving force of the introduction of high-end talent, accelerating the "talents gathering in Jiangdong ".
   At the beginning of 2016, Jiangdong government has clearly put 7 major industries of regional economic development, including financial services, business services, cultural and creative industries, into the "13th Five-Year" planning. The chief of Jiangdong District Personnel Office suggests that in order to promote accurate docking of talent projects and the layouts of 7 industries, the government has creatively launched two-way referral mechanism for talent project. The talent platform recommends the high-quality project to the government, enjoying the government policy support and accelerating the development of the project; the government, through attracting talents, introduces the appropriate projects to the platform, promoting industry agglomeration.

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Ningbo to be built as a "music city"

The 3rd Zhejiang Provincial Chorus Festival as well as the 8th Chinese Filial Piety Cultural Festival kicked off on the evening of October 13. It is reported that the national music industrial base will officially settle down in Jiangbei District, and the Ningbo Music Port project is officially launched.

As the highlight of the festival, the chorus contest attracted 54 chorus from 11 cities in the province to compete for the final prize. The music and songs of the contest are all in line with the festival's theme of "singing for filial piety, thinking for the future".

Currently, Ningbo is making efforts to build a "music city", with the Ningbo Music Port as its major part. In early August this year, Jiangbei District signed the cooperation agreement with the Jadebird Cultural Group on co-building the national music industrial base in Ningbo. The two parties will co-build the Ningbo Music Port, a featured block with strong music characteristics integrating the music, tourism and fashion industry. Some other music brand projects, including the national theatre headquarters base, the "tribute ceremony for original music in China", Ningbo Music Park and Chinese Music Industry Exchange, will settle down in Jiangbei District, serving as the important supporting projects for the construction of the music port.

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