Hunan Has Two More Foreign Trade Bases
The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) recently announced the 2019 newly-approved national foreign trade transformation and upgrading bases list. Hunan added two such bases – the Changsha Economic and Technological Development Zone (engineering machinery); and, the Ningyuan County (shoes).
Hunan Foreign Trade Up 46% in First 7 Months
The customs statistics shows that, between January and July this year, Hunan’s total import and export value was 224.53 billion CNY, increasing by 46% over the same period last year. The growth rate is much higher than the national level. The exports totaled 157.99 billion CNY, up 63.1%; and, the imports was 66.54 billion CNY, up 16.9%.
Mutual Development of Fish Farming and Photovoltaic Power Generation
The photo, taken on August 8, shows villagers catch shrimps at a solar-aquaculture complementary project site in Dalong Village, Chating Town, Wangcheng District, Changsha. The project combines fish farming and photovoltaic power generation. Solar power panels are installed above the ponds, while fish and shrimps are cultivated in the water.
Tencent (Changsha) Intelligent Industry Headquarters Established
The Tencent (Changsha) Intelligent Industry Headquarters was established in Changsha on the afternoon of August 6. Hu Henghua, CPC Hunan Provincial Committee Standing Committee member and CPC Changsha Municipal Committee secretary; and Ma Huateng, Tencent chairman and CEO, jointly unveiled the nameplate. They exchanged views on promoting Changsha-Tencent cooperation projects and deepening cooperation.
Overseas Doctoral Researchers Sign 12 Agreements with Changsha Enterprises, Industrial Parks, and Universities
On August 2, the opening ceremony for the 5th “Overseas Chinese Merchants and Experts Gathering in Hunan” event was held in Changsha. More than 140 overseas doctoral researchers and overseas Chinese leaders and merchants from more than 10 countries and regions, including Great Britain, Germany, the United States, Japan, Canada, and Australia, participated.
Fifth Hunan Provincial SMEs Service Conference Kicks off
The Fifth Hunan Provincial SMEs Service Conference was held on July 31, 2019. The participating SMEs, service organizations, and platforms have got good gains from it. It was learned from the organizing committee that 674 cooperation intentions were reached on the same day.