Shanxi’s first comprehensive services platform for agricultural e-commerce, Nongxinle (www.sxnxl.com), started to operate on August 8.
The rapid growth of coalbed gas mining was a highlight of the Shanxi economy in this year’s first half, with a growth rate over 15 percent.
North China’s Shanxi province published its economic figures for the first half of the year on July 28.
North China’s Shanxi province achieved total tourism income of 155.95 billion yuan ($25.12 billion) in the first half of the year, increasing 19.67 percent from the same period last year.
Shanxi province reports a provincial import and export volume, on July 16, of 45.54 billion yuan ($7.34 billion) in the January - June period, for an increase of 17.9 percent from the same last year period.
Shanxi province’s first practice of “cluster registration”, Shanxi Qichuang Business Service Co (Qichuang) opened on April 3 this year, and is now home to over 60 small or micro-enterprises.
North China's Shanxi province released two plans for the province’s information technology (IT) industry: one to push the IT industry from 2015 to 2017 and an action plan for this industry in 2015.
Shanxi’s non-State-owned investments in fixed assets grew sharply from January to May. It increased 20.5 percent from last year to 157.65 billion yuan ($25.4 billion), according to the province’s bureau of statistics on July 2.
Ten cities from North China’s Shanxi province were included in the top 200 list of most competitive cities for business, according to a report released by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in June.
An ultra-high voltage transmission line from north Shanxi to Nanjing in Jiangsu province started construction on June 29 in the city of Suzhou, Shanxi province.