Eight counties in Shanxi were selected as provincial innovation and entrepreneurship demonstration bases for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) on Dec 20.
Shanxi teamed up with China Cinda Asset Management Co on Dec 21 to advance supply-side structural reforms in the province.
A development forum of Shanxi organizations for agricultural cooperation targeted at local agricultural cooperatives took place on Dec 18 in Taiyuan.
Residents enjoyed skiing on Dec 18 at the Jiurun International Ski Resort which was once a mining area in Taiyuan, Shanxi province.
A new air service was launched from Shanxi to Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands on Dec 16, as part of an air charter that Shanxi has started for island tours this winter.
Wang Liangzhen begins by tying a knot around the mule's neck and binding its four legs with a rope, clamping its upper lip with a pair of pliers. Then he starts to work on its feet. Wang is a farrier - a pedicurist, of sorts, whose clients are horses, mules, donkeys and sheep.
Hanergy, a multinational clean energy company, will build a mobile energy industrial park in Taiyuan, as Shanxi authorities and the company signed an agreement on Dec 13 in Beijing.
Foreign trade in Shanxi province between January and December this year hit 100.59 billion yuan ($14.57 billion), exceeding 100 billion yuan for the first time.
A coal mine owner in Jinzhong, Shanxi province put hundreds of millions of RMB toward a 100,000-square-meter indoor garden, which is completely protected from the outside environment and full of fresh air.
Shanxi Department of Culture signed an agreement with Poly Culture Group on Dec 9 to advance cooperation on boosting local culture and tourism.