The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China recently opened a new foreign exchange branch in the city of Harbin’s New High-technology Industrial Development Zone, in Heilongjiang province, Heilongjiang Daily reports on Jan 11.
The Harbin Cold Zone Exposition 2016, in the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Jan 5 - 11.
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang held talks with Russian counterpart Dmitry Rogozin in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, on Sunday, pledging to boost pragmatic cooperation.
In 2011, the total consumer price index was 105.6. The commodity price index of eight kinds of goods showed a tendency noted as “six kinds of increases and two kinds of decreases”.
With the improvement of living conditions, the consumption expenditure of urban and rural residents has been on the increase.
The income of urban and rural residents increased significantly last year. In 2011, urban per capita disposable income topped 20,000 yuan ($3,225) to 20,031 yuan, an increase of 14.1 percent.
In 2011, Harbin's deposits in financial institutions totaled 655.19 billion yuan, 9.5 percent more than the beginning of the year. The loan balance reached 487.33 billion yuan ($78.5 billion), up 18.8 percent compared with the beginning of 2011.
Harbin's foreign trade has expanded to 165 countries and regions around the world. In 2011, its import and export value reached $5.12 billion, an increase of 16.6 percent.
The Tonghe government spends one million yuan on cultural and sports activities every year to improve the living standard of Tonghe residents.
Harbin has issued a guideline to promote the rapid and sound development of its advertising industry.
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.