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.
Ningbo Fotile Kitchenware Co Ltd will accelerate its expansion into North America next year, having tasted success in Asia.