Hubei registers robust investment growth in H1

Central China’s Hubei Province registered a year-on-year growth of 83.6 percent in investment in the first half (H1) of this year, up 16.7 percentage points from the first quarter, official data showed. Hubei’s private investment soared by 90.3 percent year on year in the January-June period, which accounted for 62.1 percent of the province’s total investment, reaching the highest within the year. Investments in

Hubei sees foreign trade surge in Jan.-July

Central China’s Hubei Province saw a 39.5-percent growth in foreign trade in the first seven months of 2021, local customs authorities said Wednesday. Hubei’s import and export value totaled approximately 287.4 billion yuan (about 44.34 billion U.S. dollars) over the period, data from Wuhan Customs showed. The foreign trade value contributed by the province’s private sector reached 166.44 billion yuan,

Hubei boasts 36,000 5G base stations

Central China’s Hubei Province had built 36,000 5G base stations by the end of June this year, and the number of 5G package subscribers had reached 19 million, local communications authorities said on August 11. The province carried out 4 activities from January to June, reaching 47 cooperation projects relating to “5G + Industrial Internet”. During the period, national mobile operators offered 5G service packages for less

Hubei’s first 5G smart hospital put into use

The fourth district of Union Hospital, affiliated with TongJi Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, was officially put into use on July 29 in Jingjinhu District, Hubei’s capital city Wuhan. From outpatient guidance to the fifth-generation operating room, the hospital can offer cutting-edge smart medical service with the help of 5G network for consultation, diagnosis and treatment, becoming the first

Hubei, Japan to enhance cooperation in low-carbon development

Zhao Haishan, vice governor of Hubei Province, met with a delegation headed by Eiji Tanaka, minister counselor of the Japanese Embassy in China on July 29, in Wuhan, capital city of Hubei Province. On behalf of the Hubei provincial Party committee and the provincial government, Zhao extended welcome to the delegation and conveyed greetings to the Japanese ambassador to China Hideo Tarumi. He pointed out that

Hubei crayfish e-commerce exports boom

Qianjiang city in Central China’s Hubei province has witnessed a boom in crawfish product exports via cross-border e-commerce, online news platform Jimu reported on Monday. China’s crayfish exports to South Korea increased 265 percent year-on-year in June, Jimu News reported, citing data from e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Tmall and Taobao. The export of cooked crayfish added a 10 percent profit to

Hubei’s actual use of foreign capital soars to $7.5b in H1

Hubei’s foreign direct investment (FDI) reclaimed the NO.1 in central China and top ten in the country in the first half (H1) of this year, according to the Department of Commerce of Hubei Province. In H1, Hubei actually utilized 7.5 billion U.S.dollars, achieving a year-on-year increase of 2.8 times and 124.9 percent of the target, the official data showed. Based on the same data source, the

Hubei sees GDP rise 28.5 pct in H1

The gross domestic product (GDP) of Central China’s Hubei Province stood at 2.277769 trillion yuan in the first half of this year (H1) as recovery continues to firm, a year-on-year increase of 28.5 percent based on comparable prices and an increase of 3.7 percent over the same period of 2019, local authorities said on July 16. During the six months, the added

Hubei’s foreign trade value expands to 244.86 billion yuan in H1

In the first half of this year, the total imports and exports in central China’s Hubei Province expanded 46.9 percent year on year to 244.86 billion yuan, Wuhan Customs reported on July 15. The growth marks an increase of 44.7 percent from the same period in 2019 and an increase for the 15th month in a row, according to the same data source. During

Hubei’s foreign trade value expands to 244.86 billion yuan in H1

In the first half of this year, the total imports and exports in central China’s Hubei Province expanded 46.9 percent year on year to 244.86 billion yuan, Wuhan Customs reported on July 15. The growth marks an increase of 44.7 percent from the same period in 2019 and an increase for the 15th month in a row, according to the same data