Ningbo Global Import Town will soon be established

Category: Ningbo Business
Published: Saturday, 08 June 2019 23:57

t is good news for sea food lovers in Ningbo that the Ningbo Global Import Town is about to be established when exotic sea food like Argentina red shrimp, Mozambique tiger prawn, and Ecuadorian white shrimp from the Spanish sea food giant PESCANOVA will be transported directly to Cixi.

The Ningbo Global Import Town Project aims at building a large complex of fresh food and international goods by utilizing the geographical advantages of Cixi, Ningbo Port, and other neighboring regions. Thus, a conduit for export and import trade and technical and cultural communication can be established, as well as a product certification platform in EU with the help of foreign parties. This project will work as a window and make use of domestic and international markets to boost Cixi’s industrial upgrading and make it more international.

The project, designed by PESCANOVA from Spain, SIMAB from Portugal, MERCASA from Spain and Tongji University, is expected to receive an investment of 7.7 billion yuan, achieve a commodity trading scale of 10 billion, and create 3,000 more jobs.

The PESCANOVA company is known as a Spanish transnational corporation that focuses on fishing, breeding, processing and trading of seafood products, and one of the largest global prawn producer or the Spanish sea food giant. And SIMAB is the largest wholesale and trading company of commodities and light industrial products in Portugal, with more than 1500 operators engaged in global wholesale and retail trading on its platform