Ningbo City

Ningbo, an ancient yet vibrant city is a large port of the Far East connected to the world. Since the Tang and Song dynasties, the port has been a primary platform for international trade, promoting the spread of tea and porcelain culture as well as engagement between civilizations. Today, its advanced manufacturing, thriving international trade, and booming private sector have made it a veritable gem of the Yangtze River Delta.
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A soothing harbor for spiritual nourishment

Book lovers can find numerous reading places in Ningbo, both ancient and modern, to provide soothing harbors for the soul to take a rest and derive spiritual nourishment.
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Hitting the right note to enrich citizens' lives

Yu Feng, president of the Central Conservatory of Music and also a native of Ningbo, helped his hometown found the first professional symphony orchestra two years ago.
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Ancient culture thriving in Ningbo's temples and opera stages

The unique heritage of Ninghai County's ancient Buddhist and operatic cultures is thriving as modern generations recognize the historic value of structures

'Smart clothing' industry takes on the world

Ningbo, China's biggest clothing manufacturing center, is developing the industry through everything from bespoke clothing to smart technology and the Internet.
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Ningbo style blends tradition and innovation

The architectural panorama of modern Ningbo is a combination of tradition and innovation as the city pays due respect to its long cultural heritage history.

A platform to develop technology and talent

Ningbo’s talent recruitment project “3315 Plan” has made great achievement in the past years.
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Artisans work magic of restoration

A group of uniquely experienced but aging local artisans have been devoting their later years to the tasks of restoring ancient buildings in Ningbo’s Ninghai County.
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A cultural center of the Maritime Silk Road

Ningbo, as a historical city on the Maritime Silk Road, still has a major cultural influence. 
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Camaroon singer building a new home, new style

Mengou Abraham Prince is a young Cameroonian who is dedicated to writing original music and regards Ningbo as his second hometown.

Belt and Road fuels surge in foreign trade

Ningbo, in Zhejiang Province, saw a dazzling trade performance in the first half of this year thanks to its place in China’s Belt and Road Initiative.