Ivory and ivory products will be banned from being processed or sold in Shanxi from March 31 in order to combat the illegal ivory trade and protect elephants.
Shanxi province is planning to build a series of logistics parks in Taiyuan, capital city of the province, to promote the development of e-commerce and logistics in the area.
Shanxi organized a fleet of drones on March 19 to spray crops with pesticide and fertilizer.
Travelers will soon have the option of flying directly to five new cities from Mount Wutai airport.
Shanxi merchants, enterprisers and experts were called on to return home by the Shanxi government to boost entrepreneurship and innovation in the province at a conference held in Beijing on March 16.
Shanxi will partner with the Agricultural Development Bank of China in building provincial poverty alleviation demonstration areas which will be supported by policy-based financial institutions.
Taobao University is expected to deliver training sessions on e-commerce in rural areas, innovation and entrepreneurship in partnership with Shanxi Nongtao Network Technology.
Since a bike-sharing scheme was introduced in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, on Feb 16, it has received an overwhelmingly warm welcome from citizens.
Shanxi has published details about the retail sectors which received most consumer claims at a press conference on March 14.
The fifth Shanxi Seedling and Flower Expo opened on March 11 in Taiyuan, with various plants and flowers for sale.