Thanks to its new non-coal businesses, the Jincheng Anthracite Mining Group (JAMG) realized an income of 8.83 billion yuan ($1.44 billion) in the first half of 2013, exceeding expectations at a time when the coal industry was in a recession.
Shanxi province had 114 million Chinese visitors, in the first half of 2013, up 27 percent year-on-year, bringing revenues of 103.2 billion yuan ($16.9 billion), for an increase of 26.16 percent.
Shanxi province and the China Huaneng Group had a discussion, on Aug 9, on increasing cooperation in the field of energy, with Li Xiaopeng, the provincial governoe, and Cao Peixi, GM of Huangneng, taking part.
The Shanxi Coking Coal (Group) Co signed a cooperation agreement with the China Datang Corp, in Taiyuan, the Shanxi provincial capital, on August 8, marking a great step forward in the coal-electricity integration of the province.
A company in north China's Shanxi Province has invented a crane with an elevating capacity of 6,400 tonnes, the world's largest.
According to the Taiyuan municipal office, state administration of taxation, taxes paid by Taiyuan real estate enterprises totaled 314 million yuan ($51 million) for 2012, a sharp year-on-year decrease of 189 million yuan, Shanxi Evening News reported on August 1.
The provincial statistics bureau of Shanxi and national bureau of statistics have reported provincial year-on-year growth of 9 percent in the GDP in the first half of 2013, at 601.7 billion yuan ($98.1 billion), or 1.4 percent percentage points above the national average.
A leading Chinese heavy machinery firm has made an export breakthrough for the country in supplying wear-resistant machinery parts to South America.
By the time the Shanxi Brands China Tour concluded in the city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on July 24, the five-day event had seen 40 participating enterprises ending up with 1.72 million yuan ($0.28 million) worth of sales and signing 52.42 million yuan worth of contracts.
The main structure of "Etho", a solar-powered, energy-saving house jointly designed and built by 160 students from China's Peking University and the U.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is near completion as seen here on July 5.