China's Top 500 Private Companies List for 2013, which was published on Oct 28, has eight private Shanxi companies on it, mainly in the coke and steel business.
The Taiyuan Stainless Steel Industrial Park, in the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, was recently added to a list of 20 State-level cyclic transformation demonstration pilots.
Yingxian county, in Shanxi province, has been trying to promote its ceramics and local brands recent years and it recently paid off when it received a Chinese "Geographical Indications Trademark" for its products, on Oct 26.
Shanxi province is promoting a Mature Vinegar China Tour, which travelled to the city of Dalian, Liaoning province, on Oct 24.
Work on a cooperative project involving the Datong Coal Mine Group and Tianzhen County, for a Modern Agricultural Park worth 1.5 billion yuan ($246.6 million) got off to a good start on Oct 26.
Shanxi province's Economy and Information Committee reports that, for the first three quarters of 2013, the province’s software services saw rapid growth.
Great achievements have been accomplished according to statistics from the municipal Investment Promotion Bureau which show Datong has signed more than 100 investment projects, worth 149.61 billion yuan ($24.6 billion) since the end of August, far more than expected.
The county of Linyi, Shanxi province, an important apple production area in China, this year established itself in Heihe, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, for expanding its apple market into Russia.
The second Apple Festival of Linyi county is being successfully held in Heihe.
Shanxi province has taken its Brands Tour to Shanghai and got off to a good start, on Oct 18, with 457,000 yuan ($75,000) worth of sales and 72.6 million yuan in contracts on the first day alone.