Tag Archives: Yangtze River

The Yangtze River talks with the Mississippi

25 Nov

The Yangtze River of China – the Mississippi of the US Strategic Cooperation Forum was opened in Chongqing. A total of 300 scholars, experts and senior executives from China and America were attracted to the forum to discuss about the topics such as economic growth in river basin areas.
The Forum will set up 3 special forum groups including inland river shipping & comprehensive transportation and comprehensive utilization of water resources & tourist industry along the river. Moreover,experts and delegates from China and the US will talk about 7 topics such as inland river shipping, comprehensive transportation and modern logistics development and linkage between shipping center and financial center in inland areas.


China’s 2nd largest financial leasing company in Chongqing

28 Sep

China’s 2nd largest Kunlun Financial Leasing Company, co-built by PetroChina and Chongqing Machinery & Electronics Holding Group was set up in Chongqing . With a registered capital of 6 billion yuan, the company is the largest in the middle and west China and mainly offering equipment leasing for SMEs, large equipment manufacturing companies and energy companies.

It will boost the construction of the financial centre in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River and west China, said Chongqing Mayor Huang Qifan on the opening ceremony.

Chongqing: a coastal city in West China

17 Sep

With the improvement of the Yangtze River’s traffic capacity and the completion & operation of a batch of logistic ports, Chongqing has become the only city with class 1 channels, 5,000-ton-class deep water port, class 1 water transportation port and bonded port area in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, according to Chongqing Transport Commission on August 23, 2010.

Since the Three Gorges Reservoir was completed, the annual growth rate for many water transport indexes such as the water transport cargo volume and the rotation volume of freight transport, etc. has reached 20% respectively.

In addition, with the operation of a batch of 5,000-ton-class large, specialized and mechanized ports, from 2002 to 2009, the cargo handling capacity of Chongqing ports had increased from 49,000,000 to 115,000,000 tons while the container handling capacity had increased by 1,710,000 from 55,000 standard containers.

Cheap accomodation in Chongqing/ Ostelli a Chongqing

4 Sep

– Perfect Time Hostel

website: www.czhotel.net.cn

N0. 2, Zheng Street, Ciqikou, Chongqing, China

  • Chinese and western food
  • Coffe, tea, beer and other beverges
  • Books, magazines and dvds
  • Free internet and Wifi
  • Booking of train, boat and flight


  • 4/6 bed mixed dorm from 20 RMB
  • Design private suite from 125 RMB
  • 2 bed private suite with balcony from 125 RMB

Free pick up from train or bus station

– Yangtze River Hostel

website: www.chongqinghostels.com

N0. 80 Chang Bin Road, Yuzhong, Chongqing, China

  • Internet access
  • Web access in lobby
  • Wifi in lobby
  • Cable tv
  • Common room
  • Pool table
  • Library
  • Security lockers
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • Airport transfer
  • Parking
  • Bar
  • Tours desk
  • Luggage storge


  • Dorm from 20 RMB
  • Suite 180RMB

– Tina’s Hostel

website: www.cqhostel.com

 No. 149 Zhongxing Road, Yuzhong, Chongqing

  • Free pick up from Northern Train Station only
  • Free internet access in all rooms
  • Frre wireless connection in common areas
  • Free books, magazins, dvds
  • Self service laundry
  • Bar
  • Free detailed travel info


  • Dorms 20-30 RMB
  • Double bed ensuite 80-120 RMB
  • Twin bed ensuite 120 RMB
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