Ningbo-Zhoushan port is one of the fastest-growing ports in the world with a year-on-year increase in container throughput.
China (Ningbo) Cross-border E-commerce Comprehensive Pilot Area signed a strategic cooperation agreement with eBay International AG on Jan 6 to develop the booming e-commerce trade of the city.
The first freight train service linking Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, with Ningbo, Zhejiang province began operations on Dec 28.
Investment worth 67 billion yuan ($9.64 billion) will flow to Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province, following the successful signing of 30 contracts at a meeting in Beijing on Dec 16.
Much of this Beijing-to-Ningbo investment is centered on the cultural and creative industries, with 18 of the projects worth a total of 23.85 billion yuan focusing on these fields.
Ningbo in eastern Zhejiang province signed agreements to build nine major shipping logistics industry projects in the city on Dec 15.