The Taiyuan Iron and Steel Group (TISCO), in the Taiyuan-Wusu Free Trade Zone, in the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province, has become the zone’s first enterprise to get import - export customs declaration and inspection certification, as of Oct 30.
The Chongqing stop of the Shanxi Brand China Tour got off to a rousing start, on Nov 1, the first day of the event, with 460,000 yuan ($75,410) worth of sales of Shanxi specialties and contracts worth 22.15 million yuan being signed.
The Shanxi Brand China Tour's Chongqing stop had its opening at the Chongqing International Exhibition Center, on Nov 1, with 37 Shanxi companies there to promote hundreds of Shanxi specialties and products.
A press conference was held at Chongqing Commerce Commission on Oct 29, to announce the arrival of "Shanxi Brands China Tour" in the area.
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.