100th China-Europe (Wuhan) freight train in 2021 sets out

Train X8015, carrying auto parts, electronic products, daily necessities and epidemic prevention supplies, departed from Wujiashan station in Wuhan, capital city of central China’s Hubei Province for Duisburg, Germany on August 4. It marked the 100th China-Europe freight train departing from Wuhan in 2021, a significant increase over the same period last year. By the end of July, Wuhan had recorded a

Supermarkets in Wuhan operating normally, with sufficient supplies and stable prices

Photo taken on August 3, shows customers buying products at a supermarket run by Wushang Group in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province. At present, supplies of daily necessities, food and vegetables are abundant in supermarkets in Wuhan where new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported in the past two days. Citizens who would like to buy products in the supermarkets

New freight rail route links Wuhan,Tashkent

A new freight train service was launched on July 29, linking Wuhan, capital city of Hubei Province with Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The train, loaded with 840 tons of textiles, household appliances and other products worth 2 million U.S. dollars, will arrive in Tashkent after 15 days, marking another outbound train linking Wuhan and the central Asian country. Compared with traditional transportation,

Wuhan sees robust private investment growth in H1

Wuhan, capital city of central China’s Hubei Province, registered a year-on-year growth of 90.7 percent in private investment in the first half (H1) of this year, 13.2 percentage points higher than the city’s average. It accounted for 50.6 percent of the city’s total investment, local authorities said on July 28. In the first half of 2021, Wuhan’s fixed asset investment soared by

Optics Valley’s GDP breaks 100-bln-yuan mark in H1

The Optics Valley saw a steady and good economic performance in the first half of this year (H1), with GDP breaking the 100-bln-yuan mark, a year-on-year increase of 34.1 percent, according to a work conference held by the Wuhan government on July 28, 2021. In H1, the zone witnessed 1,973 new high-tech enterprises register and three technology-based enterprises go public, pushing the number

Wuhan provides internship opportunities for university students

Wuhan, capital city of central China’s Hubei Province, plans to provide internship opportunities for university students to boost employment, local authorities said on July 27. The city will offer 26,715 internship positions from 716 companies including state-owned enterprises and internship training bases. The internship positions involve modern finance, cultural tourism, trade logistics, digital creativity and other pillar industries in Wuhan,

Optics Valley releases talent policy to support construction of East Lake Science City

The Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone (Optics Valley of China) issued 11 new measures on July 27 to enhance the talent attraction ability of East Lake Science City, which includes articles like providing top scientists with up to 100-million-yuan fund without compensation and setting up 1-billion-yuan investment guidance fund for Optics Valley partners. These new measures, relating to income incentives,

Two open-air concerts to come soon in Wuhan

The Fête de la Musique, a major musical event that has landed in China every summer for 14 years, will come to Wuhan, capital of Hubei province on July 30 and 31 this year, according to the Consulate General of France in Wuhan. To celebrate its 14th anniversary, the musical gala will offer two outdoor concerts at no charge, with one at the Changtianlou, Tingtao scenic spot in East

Wuhan sees robust GDP growth in H1

Wuhan, the capital city of central China’s Hubei Province, once hit hard by COVID-19 in 2020, registered a 28.6 percent growth in its gross domestic product (GDP) in the first half (H1) of this year. The GDP of Wuhan totaled nearly 825.15 billion yuan (about 127.37 billion U.S. dollars) in H1, according to the municipal statistics bureau. The figure was

ASEAN becomes Wuhan’s second-largest trade partner

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has emerged as Wuhan’s second-largest trade partner, with the bilateral foreign trade growing by 83.14 percent year on year to hit 17.23 billion yuan in the first five months of 2021, data from the Wuhan Customs showed. During China’s 13th Five -Year Plan period (2016–2020), Wuhan saw its foreign trade with ASEAN reach 19.53 billion U.S. dollars, a