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.
The China-Shanxi Agricultural Products Trade Expo (APTE), in Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, wrapped things up nicely, on Oct 20, with total trade and number of visitors way beyond all previous sessions.
By this past September, Shanxi province had an incredible 228 tourism projects under construction, and worth 120.1 billion yuan ($19.62 billion), even during an economic slowdown.
The city of Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi province, announced plans to build a base to promote the commercialization of scientific and technological developments under a program with Ministry of Science and Technology approval, on Oct 8.
This year's Golden Week holiday, saw tourism in Shanxi province making a great leap forward in sheer numbers, including revenues and benefits.
At the 11th Sino-Nigerian Business and Investment Forum, in the Continental Hotel of Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, on Sept 23.
The 13th China Pingyao International Photography Festival, themed around “Images Oriented to Life”, opened in the old city of Pingyao, Shanxi province, on Sept 19.
The city of Datong's Party committee and the local government reached a turning point back in 2008 when they suddenly had a vision of urban transformation and green development.