As part of the Belt and Road Initiative, the port city fo Xiamen in Fujian is seeing an increase in trade along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
Authorities in charge of the Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in Zhejiang are suggesting the 'Belt and Road' Initative has created a need for an expansion of their facilities.
During the last day of the 2018 China Internet Conference, participants from countries along the Belt and Road called for collaboration on the development of the digital economy along the route.
Discussions are underway in Qingdao about how to promote the Chinese government's Belt and Road Initiative through the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
The ports of Ningbo and Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang province joined force over a decade ago to give better play to their respective advantages.