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Ningbo actively involved in Zhejiang’s “One Belt, One Road” hub action plan

Guided by the “Belt and Road”, we will continue to improve the opening level. Recently, the Provincial Development and Reform Commission released the 2019 Zhejiang Province “One Belt, One Road” hub action plan to create ten landmark projects. The relevant person in charge of the Municipal Development and Reform Commission said that Ningbo will be the vanguard of the “Belt and Road” construction in our province, and nearly half of the projects are related to Ningbo.

 

In promoting the construction of Ningbo Zhoushan International Hub Port, the province will strengthen the function of Ningbo Zhoushan Port as an International Hub and co-ordinate the construction of a batch of container berths of over 100,000 tons and above, oil products and iron ore berths of 300,000 tons or above. Besides, Zhejiang will create two international shipping service clusters in East Ningbo New City and Zhoushan New City. In terms of large projects, it will promote the construction of container terminals No. 6 to 10 in Meishan Port Area. 

While promoting the construction of Ningbo “Belt and Road” comprehensive experimental zone, Ningbo Zhoushan Port will take the lead, vigorously promoting the integration of seaports, land ports, airports and information ports, and

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Offshore drilling of the longest submarine high-speed railway tunnel officially launched

Ningbo Maritime Safety Administration announced on April 29 that the publicity of the offshore drilling project for the Jintang Tunnel of Yongzhou Railway was held in Ningbo. This is the world's longest submarine high-speed rail tunnel with the highest water pressure. According to reports, the submarine railway tunnel is expected to start in 2020, with a planned construction period of 60 months.

 

As another super project after Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Ningbo-Zhoushan railway, which is designed with the combination of “bridge and tunnel”, will travel 77 kilometers across the waterways such as Jintang and Xihoumen. The travel between Ningbo and Zhoushan will be shortened to 30 minutes. The Jintang Submarine Tunnel is 16.2 kilometers long and has a maximum depth of 78 meters. It is the world's largest whether it is the length of the tunnel or the cross-section of the shield.

“The middle section of the Jintang Tunnel is located on the rocky soil composite bottom layer, and the construction environment is more complicated. This situation is a precedent in China. Each excavation of one meter will be accompanied by

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Foreign trade of Ningbo picking up in first quarter of 2019

It is learned from Ningbo Customs that in the first quarter of 2019, the total import and export volume of Ningbo reached 204.97 billion yuan, up by 8.9% over the same period of last year.

 

To be specific, the import volume stood at 74.76 billion yuan, up by 5.6% over the same period of last year, and the export volume, 130.21 billion yuan, up by 10.9%, achieving a trade surplus of 55.45 billion yuan.

 

 

 

The proportion of import and export volume of private enterprises has further increased. As the major forces for foreign trade, the private enterprises and the foreign-funded enterprises achieved 133.88 billion yuan and 52.94 billion yuan respectively for import and export volume, up by 10.3% and 4.8% respectively. The private enterprises are still the leading force for foreign trade, with its import and export volume in the first quarter accounting for 65.3% 9of the total, an increase of 0.8 percentage point over the same period of last year.

 

Ningbo has witnessed growth in import and export volume with the top ten trading partners, with the exception of the United States and South Korea. The import and export volume for the EU and ASEAN stood at 42.38 billion yuan and 20.9

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Awarding ceremony for 3rd "Art Ningbo Top 10" held

As an important activity of the Ningbo Cultural Industry Fair, the selection and awarding ceremony of the 3rd "Art Ningbo Top 10" was held at Ningbo Art Gallery on the evening of April 15. The raters and honored guests from Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, as well as the local artists and representatives of distinguished cultural creative enterprises, attended the ceremony. 
To Ningbo, the year of 2018 is an artistic year, with a large number of artistic events bringing about artistic enjoyment to the local citizens. Some events receive the "annual artistic event awards", covering such fields as movie and television, music, art and cultural creative industry. They include the 2018 Ningbo-Nice International Carnival, the building of the Ningbo artistic and literary team, the art exhibition for the major historical issues, the movie "Marathon in the Spring", the nomination of Dafeng Industry as a candidate for "top 30 cultural enterprises in China"

2nd Ningbo Awarding Ceremony for Outstanding Figures from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan Kicks off

On April 20th, the 2nd Ningbo Awarding Ceremony for Outstanding Figures from Hong Kong, Macaw, and Taiwan opens in Ningbo Overseas Chinese Wyndham Grand Hotel. Over 500 entrepreneurs, professional agents, experts across the world attend the award to discuss how to develop the city.

The ceremony aims to present the achievements of companies in Ningbo that are owned by overseas Chinese and people from Hong Kong, Macaw, and Taiwan, and to attract more businesses to Ningbo. The ceremony is cohosted by Ningbo Chamber of Overseas Chinese Businessmen, Ningbo Hong Kong Followship Association, and Ningbo Taiwanese Invested Enterprises Association. After signing up, recommendation, online voting, and expert selection, a shortlist of 32 names comes out.

The thirty-two figures come from a wide range of fields like medical care, clothing industry, lodging industry, education, culture, e-commerce, and new materials. There are leaders from traditional industries, as well as founders from newly emerging industries. These people dare to be pioneers, to explore the business world, and are willing to develop Ningbo and make donations for education after they have reached some achievements. They are going all out to boost the

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