Pens provided to all heads of state at the BRICS summit are made by the Beifa Group in Ningbo.
China's leading maker of ball bearings now has a facility near the center of the American automotive industry.
Geely Holding has partnered with Volvo Cars to share existing and future auto technology.
Ningbo's economy registered an overall stable performance with good momentum for growth in the first half of 2017.
Ningbo has announced its economic growth report for the first half of 2017, with technology and innovation leading other sectors as the engine of growth.
Google, the largest search engine in the world, launched an experience center in Ningbo on July 17.