Nanjing Lukou International gives RMB8,000 DFS allowance
13 Jul 2018 – The Duty Free Shop (DFS) at the arrival hall of Nanjing Lukou International Airport, Jiangsu has started trial run, letting travelers returning or arriving at Nanjing continue their shopping spree. On top of the duty-free shopping allowance of RMB5,000 for each traveler coming to Nanjing, China Customs will provide an additional RMB3,000 duty-free allowance for each traveler shopping specifically at the DFS at the arrival hall of Lukou International. Nanjing Airport is one of the 11 airports nodded duty free services by the State Council.
Fujian's Xinghuawan wind farm completes installation
12 Jul 2018 – The turbine installation work of Xinghuawan Offshore Wind Farm Phase I off Fujian province was completed, meaning the trial run to get the world’s first international offshore wind power on-grid is ready. The Phase I of Xinghuawan Offshore Wind Farm has an installation capacity of 77.4 megawatts, installed 14 wind turbines produced by GE, Shanghai Electric Power Generation, Gold Wind, CSIC Haizhuang Windpower, Ming Yang Wind Power, Taiyuan Heavy Industry, Dongfeng Electric Wind Power, and Xiangtan Electric Manufacturing Corp (XEMC) Wind Power.
Wafangdian Bearing and Siemens push smart manufacturing
10 Jul 2018 – Dalian’s Wafangdian Bearing Group Corporation and Siemens (China) have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to develop smart manufacturing bases in Dalian, Liaoning and other northeast cities of China. They will focus on strategic planning of digitalized factories, modifying information technology and engineering flow, and applying smart manufacturing technology.
Beibu Gulf-Yibin Joint Transport Line made debut
30 Jun 2018 – Qinzhou Port, Guangxi Autonomous Region witnessed the region’s first sea-linked-railway, the Beibu Gulf-Yibin Joint Transport Line, set sail yesterday. The maiden voyage was the returning leg of the line which departed Sichuan’s Yibin Port for Beibu Gulf Port in Guangxi on 22 May, carrying on board 50 containers of cargo. These goods were sent by rail and later shipped to other overseas ports. Cargoes such as building materials originating from Yingkou, Liaoning province, passing Beibu Gulf, and other cargoes such as corn from Yibin, were transported to their destinations along the Beibu Gulf-Yibin line of 1,305 kilometers. The dual-way line, running in between the two cities, also supports loops of trade between China and other countries.
Sichuan Development obtains RMB30bn for rural upgrade
26 Jun 2018 – Agricultural Development Bank of China (Sichuan) will provide credits of RMB30 billion for Sichuan Development (Holding) Co. Ltd. over the next three years, funding Tian Fu Agricultural Park in Xinjin county, Xingwen Stone World tourism park, wineries in Linyu Town, Luzhou city, and other eco-protection projects in Sichuan province. These projects will be funded RMB24 billion. The rest of the money will be used for supporting agriculture development. The alliance will activate rural development, modernizing Sichuan’s farm sector, infrastructure, eco-protection and cultural tourism.
Wuchan and New Hope in fertility services
22 Jun 2018 – Wuchan Healthcare signed a collaboration agreement with New Hope Fertility Centre of New York, the U.S. to open fertility clinics in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The alliance will bring U.S. fertility technology and medical services to China, serving middle and upper-middle class customers. In the first phase of their alliance, the centre in Hangzhou will provide out-patient pregnancy care services, international long-distance diagnosis and patient referral. Its IVF lab will be established in Jinghua, Zhejiang. From fertility services, the alliance will move on to provide more services that match different life stages. These services include health management and anti-aging healthcare. Wuchan Healthcare is a unit of Wuchan Zhongda Group.