Shanxi maintained steady growth in almost all socioeconomic fronts in the first 11 months of this year, showing it is on track to recovery and high-quality development.
Shanxi registered a record output of grains produced in 2023, showing a continued trend of stabilization in agriculture.
Ancient plants have an ecological, historical and cultural value, say Shanxi officials.
Decades of government afforestation programs combat widespread soil erosion and breathe new life into Shanxi's previously barren land.
Shanxi authorities have made painstaking efforts to improve the ecological environment over recent years.
An ancient irrigation system originating from Huoquan Springs in Shanxi's Hongtong county, was included in the latest list of World Heritage Irrigation Structures released by the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage on Nov 4.
Since the North China province of Shanxi was designated by the State to implement a transformation campaign for resources-reliant local economies more than a decade ago, the Shanxi Transformation and Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Zone has played a leading role in this historic mission.