The Shanxi province will promote its brands through establishing exhibition centers in cities across China connected with a marketing network to make people more familiar with its better-known brands.
The city of Taiyuan, the provincial capital, recently joined a group of 68 cities that will be national information consumption pilots.
On the Wuhan stop of the "Shanxi Brands China Tour" in the capital of Hubei province, which closed on Dec 25, six Shanxi companies, from the city of Datong, had 170,000 yuan in sales and 13 million yuan worth of contracts.
Shanxi province has had a seminar on its electronic information sector and the opportunities that are emerging.
Shanxi province has plans to put 439 million yuan into supporting agricultural development this coming year.
China Mobile, the world's largest cell phone carrier, has announced the beginning of its 4G services in major districts of 11 cities in Shanxi province.
At the Taiyuan Coal Trade Fair, which ran for eight days, Dec 12-19, at the China Taiyuan Coal Transaction Center in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province.
The 8th stop of the Shanxi Brands China Tour was in the Wuhan International Exhibition Center on Dec 22.
The city of Taiyuan held a national workshop on "Big Data - Strategy and Application in the Finance Industry", on Dec 6.
There was an Electricity and Coal Trade Fair on the side of the Coal Trade Fair 2014, in the China (Taiyuan) Coal Transaction Center, on Dec 14, which pulled in senior government officials of Shanxi province and enterprise representatives from the coal and power sectors.