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First docking meeting for talent enterprises and finance held

"Talent can be the best match for capital. We hope to fuel up the chemical reaction between the two, and build a bridge of matching in a normalized manner, so as to promote the two-way development of the two." The recently held first docking meeting for talent enterprises and financial institutions is the best evidence of this statement.

The participating enterprises are engaged in such fields as integrated circuit design, unmanned driving, bio-medicine, and biotechnology. The on-site roadshows of talent enterprises displayed promising future development prospects. The targeted equity investment institutions and financial institutions answered questions on the spot in an earnest and sincere way.

The Talent Office of Ningbo Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Local Financial Supervision Bureau jointly created the docking meeting to focus

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On-site promotional activities for World Water Day held

The on-site promotional activities for "2023 World Water Day and Chinese Water Week" were launched at Ningbo Cultural Plaza on March 19. With the theme of "activating the second water source of the city and build the happy water network for Ningbo", the activities aim to demonstrate Ningbo's achievements in water ecological civilization and the improvement of water quality. 

In the new journey towards building a leading city in water conservancy modernization, Ningbo has witnessed the springing up of a large number of livelihood project builders, volunteers who are enthusiastic about public welfare and environmental protection, and supporting citizens caring about the urban water environment, the water ecology, and water resources. On the same day, a flag awarding ceremony for the "100 large-scale water conservancy projects" was held, and awarded 10 "water conservancy publicity ambassadors", 10 demonstration units for the 2022 work of "River and Lake Chief System", 10 province-level benchmark units for water conservation, and the fourth batch of provincial water conservation publicity and education bases.

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Ningbo ranks among top in per capita consumption expenditure

In 2022, affected by multiple factors, the consumption desire and consumption behavior of the national residents were generally in a downturn trend: the per capita consumption expenditure of residents stood at 24,538 yuan, with a nominal increase of 1.8%, far less than the per capita disposable income growth (an increase of 5.0%).

According to the analysis of the per capita consumption expenditure of residents in some key cities in the Yangtze River Delta area (including the municipality directly under the Central Government, sub-provincial cities, provincial capitals and cities with a GDP above one trillion yuan) by the Ningbo Evening News, the per capita consumption expenditure performance of many cities is not ideal. However, over the past year, Ningbo has performed well in terms of per capita consumption expenditure, ranking among the top three cities in the Yangtze River Delta, with a considerable growth rate.

Ningbo’s consumption grows considerably

Among the seven major cities in the Yangtze River Delta area, Hangzhou, Shanghai and Ningbo rank among the top three in terms of per capita consumption expenditure in 2022, with the amount of 46,440 yuan, 46,045 yuan and 42,997 yuan respectively.

To be specific, Hangzhou won the championship by virtue of its 4.1% growth rate and Shanghai came the second place, with a negative growth.

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Ningbo's Urban Population Is 7.585 million

Yesterday, the Ningbo Municipal Bureau of Statistics released the "2022 Ningbo Population Main Data Bulletin", and Ningbo's permanent population data last year was released accordingly——

At the end of 2022, the city's permanent population was 9.618 million, an increase of 74,000 compared with the permanent population of 9.544 million at the end of 2021, and one step closer to the 10 million population. Among them, the urban population is 7.585 million and the rural population is 2.033 million. The proportion of urban population in the total population (i.e. urbanization rate) was 78.9%, an increase of 0.5 percentage points compared with 2021.

Population size has always been considered one of the criteria for judging the energy level of a city, and the permanent population of "tens of millions" is one of the important thresholds.

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Ningbo Port Area resumes the normalized port state supervision and inspection

"Good morning, sir!" The captain of the "Evelyn Maersk" ship, GEISLER ERIK WOER, greeted and shook hands with the four maritime inspectors.

Yesterday, four PSC inspectors from the Ningbo Maritime Administration boarded the deck of the Danish ship "Evelyn Maersk" to carry out port state supervision and inspection. This is the first port state supervision and inspection of Ningbo Port Area since 2020, marking the official resumption of the normalized port state supervision and inspection of foreign ships in Ningbo Port Area.

The relevant person in charge of Ningbo Maritime Administration said that port state supervision (PSC) inspection is an important means for governments to carry out safety inspection on foreign ships arriving at their ports in accordance with international conventions, and an important form of exercising national sovereignty. "The normalization of PSC inspection can promote the safe and smooth water traffic in the port area, which is of great significance to Ningbo Zhoushan Port, and will also promote the further recovery of the shipping economy in Ningbo and even Zhejiang, and ensure the continuous stability of the water logistics supply chain."

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