Ningbo (宁波)


Ningbo is a tier 1 city located within Zhejiang Province in East China.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Ningbo is classified as a "Sub-provincial City", meaning it enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than other prefecture-level cities governed under Zhejiang province control.

Map of Ningbo

Ningbo in Chinese

The official name of Ningbo in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:


In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Ningbo would be written:

Níngbō shì

Ningbo Development Zones

Free Trade Zones in Ningbo

Since the establishment of the Zhejiang Free Trade Zone in 2017, the following sections within Ningbo have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Meishan Bonded Area
  • Beilun Port Bonded Area
  • Ningbo Bonded Area

High Tech Zones in Ningbo

The following high tech zones are located in Ningbo:

  • Ningbo High-Tech Industry Development Zone (宁波高新技术产业开发区)
       - website:
       - focus industries: Electronic information; New energy; Energy saving and environmental protection; New materials

Special Economic Zone in Ningbo

Ningbo Open Coastal City (宁波沿海开放城市):

  • In 1984 Ningbo was designated as an "Open Coastal City" - a type of special economic zone in China.

Ningbo Transportation

Airports in Ningbo

Ningbo is served by the following airports:

  • Ningbo Lishe International Airport (IATA: NGB | ICAO: ZSNB)

Ningbo Rail Transit

The city of Ningbo's metro system commenced operation on 30 May 2014.

Ningbo Companies

High-profile Ningbo Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Ningbo:

  • 雅戈尔集团股份有限公司 | Yageer Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波金田投资控股有限公司 | Ningbo Jintian Investment Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 奥克斯集团有限公司 | Oaks Group Co., Ltd.
  • 中基宁波集团股份有限公司 | China Base Ningbo Group Co., Ltd.
  • 远大物产集团有限公司 | Yuanda Property Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波均胜电子股份有限公司 | Ningbo Joyson Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • 浙江前程投资股份有限公司 | Zhejiang Future Investment Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波富邦控股集团有限公司 | Ningbo Fubon Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波申洲针织有限公司 | Ningbo Shenzhou Knitting Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波博洋控股集团有限公司 | Ningbo Boyang Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 舜宇集团有限公司 | Shunyu Group Co., Ltd.
  • 龙元建设集团股份有限公司 | Longyuan Construction Group Co., Ltd.
  • 利时集团股份有限公司 | Lishi Group Co., Ltd.
  • 太平鸟集团有限公司 | Peacebird Group Co., Ltd.
  • 东方日升新能源股份有限公司 | Oriental Risheng New Energy Co., Ltd.
  • 中哲控股集团有限公司 | Zhongzhe Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 中宁化集团有限公司 | Zhongning Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
  • 华翔集团股份有限公司 | Huaxiang Group Co., Ltd.
  • 华茂集团股份有限公司 | Huamao Group Co., Ltd.
  • 博威集团有限公司 | Boway Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波中华纸业有限公司 | Ningbo Zhonghua Paper Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波力勤资源科技开发有限公司 | Ningbo Liqin Resources Technology Development Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波华翔电子股份有限公司 | Ningbo Huaxiang Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波君安控股有限公司 | Ningbo Junan Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波市绿顺集团股份有限公司 | Ningbo Lushun Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波建工股份有限公司 | Ningbo Construction Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波方太厨具有限公司 | Ningbo Fangtai Kitchenware Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波海田控股集团有限公司 | Ningbo Haitian Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波滕头集团有限公司 | Ningbo Tengtou Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波继峰汽车零部件股份有限公司 | Ningbo Jifeng Auto Parts Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波舟山港股份有限公司 | Ningbo Zhoushan Port Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波轿辰集团股份有限公司 | Ningbo Jiaochen Group Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波远景汽车零部件有限公司 | Ningbo Yuanjing Auto Parts Co., Ltd.
  • 宁波银行股份有限公司 | Bank of Ningbo Co., Ltd.
  • 韵达控股股份有限公司 | Yunda Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • 得力集团 | Deli Group
  • 罗蒙集团股份有限公司 | Romon Group Co., Ltd.
  • 维科控股集团股份有限公司 | Weike Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 广博控股集团有限公司 | Guangbo Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 海天塑机集团有限公司 | Haitian Plastic Machinery Group Co., Ltd.
  • 徐龙食品集团有限公司 | Xulong Food Group Co., Ltd.
  • 浙江恒威投资集团有限公司 | Zhejiang Hengwei Investment Group Co., Ltd.
  • 浙江中外运有限公司 | Zhejiang Zhongwaiyun Co., Ltd.
  • 日出实业集团有限公司 | Sunrise Industrial Group Co., Ltd.
  • 申洲国际集团控股有限公司 | Shenzhou International Group Holdings Limited

N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies

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