The Shanxi government recently formulated 60 measures to help local businesses cut costs and boost steady industrial operations.
The non-coal industry has become an important part and driving force of the coal economy in Shanxi province.
Shanxi province's non-governmental investment in fixed assets grew 20.5 percent in 2014, compared with the previous year's figure.
As the national economy grows at a slower pace, the economic growth of western China is making headlines across the nation. The growth rate of the western provinces has surpassed the national average.
The national economy performed steadily under the new normal with proactive structure adjustment, enhanced quality and improved people’s livelihood, said the NBS.
The Shanxi service station of the national standards documents database was set up in Shanxi on Feb 5.
The coke exported from Shanxi province saw an increase of 81.3 percent compared to the same period last year, amounting to 989,000 tons in total.
Taiyuan will build three enterprise clusters respectively on electric manufacturing, engineering and purchasing.
Beijing New Building Material (Group) will build a new green town in Yanhu district, the main district of Yuncheng, Shanxi province. The green town is estimated to cost 2 billion yuan ($320 million).
Shanxi's Credit Re-Guarantee Limited Liability Company raised 2 million yuan ($320,000) from an Internet financial platform that uses a new fundraising approach for small and micro businesses.