Harbin's consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.8 percent in 2016, compared with the previous year, according to the latest figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics.
Heilongjiang officials have been urged to build the largest ice and snow museum in Harbin to improve the cultural influence of the city.
Tourists visited Harbin Ice and Snow World, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Jan 5, 2017.
Farmers harvesting rice in Tonghe county, eastern Harbin, Heilongjinag province. The county has 93,433 hectares of rice field. The finished product can be sold at 10 yuan per kilogram.
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Contestants create during a snow sculpture competition held in the park of Harbin Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Dec 17, 2016.
The Tonghe government spends one million yuan on cultural and sports activities every year to improve the living standard of Tonghe residents.
The Harbin government has issued new guidance to promote the integration of industrial development in the city's rural areas.
The Harbin city government will allocate 1 billion yuan ($1.45 billion) to a fund for supporting the industrial development of its New District.
Harbin will make great efforts to develop an innovation-driven agricultural sector and accelerate the upgrading of its agricultural industrial structure, according to a plan released recently.