The Ministry of Commerce granted Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co Ltd (ZPC) a license to export refined oil products on July 7. It is the first private oil refiner in the nation to ever win such permission.
Kong Honghai is a mussel farmer who lives on the island. In 1985, he and his family made an annual income of 5,000 yuan ($724.6) from mussel farming.
A 300,000-tonnage oil tanker named Yuantenghu recently berthed at the Huangzeshan port in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province.
The cargo throughput in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province, surged 9.11 percent year-on-year to 64.4721 million metric tons in June, the largest on record in a single month, local customs authorities said.
Zhang Zheyi, who runs a homestay in Gouqi Island, Shengsi county, recently can't help but smile when she talks about her business.
All fees incurred in the process of business registration, including engraving seals and purchasing tax-control disks, in Daishan county, Zhoushan are now covered by local authorities.
Two tax refund shops recently opened in Puduo district, Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province, according to local media reports.
Huaniao Island in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province was recently selected as a permanent base for art studies by two Spanish universities, according to local media reports.
Imports and exports in Dinghai district, Zhoushan totaled 30.681 billion yuan ($4.446 billion) from January to May, local authorities said.
Ningbo Zhoushan Port, the world's largest port by throughput volume, handled 104.15 million metrics tons of cargo in May, representing a yearly uptick of 3.6 percent, official data from the Ministry of Transport show.
Zhoushan traffic authorities organized a traffic-safety-themed English lecture at Zhejiang Ocean University on June 30.
The bridge connecting the main island of Zhoushan with Daishan is moving closer to completion, with its three 180-meter-high towers being linked together on June 29.
Zhoushan led Zhejiang province in terms of scientific and technological innovation from January to April, local authorities said.
Zhoushan no longer needs to send oil product samples to cities like Ningbo and Shanghai for testing, as the city has brought in a number of professional testing agencies in recent years.
The Zhejiang FTZ in Zhoushan has been reaping dividends from its continuous reform efforts, as shown by the recently released official statistics.
Jagoda Jaroslaw, from Poland, has been living in Zhoushan in Zhejiang province, since 2008, and has witnessed the rapid changes of this island city.
Zhoushan reached cooperation framework agreements with six provincial financial institutions on June 22, according to local media reports.
Imports and exports of fuel oil in Zhoushan ranked first nationwide from January to May.