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Haimen promotes cultural tourism in Shanghai

By Lu Wei

Updated: 2019-09-04

Haimen city plans to promote all-for-one tourism at a cultural tourism event held in East China’s Shanghai on Sept 1, according to local media reports.

Huang Jing, deputy mayor of Haimen, addressed the promotional event and introduced some projects being undertaken in the city.

A total of 12 projects receiving more than 2 billion yuan ($279 million) in investment were signed at the ceremony.

Haimen, located in Nantong, East China’s Jiangsu province, ranks 15th among the top 100 county-level cities in terms of economic performance. The city has built two national 4A-level scenic spots, 13 provincial-level rural tourist areas, and 11 city-level cultural industrial demonstration parks and bases.

A total of 14 projects have received 11 million yuan in special funds for the provincial cultural industry. It ranks first among county-level cities in the province in terms of the number and scope of its projects.

This year, 10 of the city’s projects, receiving over 7 billion yuan in investment, were listed as key cultural industry projects of Nantong in 2019.

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Haimen hosts a cultural tourism event in Shanghai on Sept 1. [Photo/publicity department of CPC Haimen municipal committee]