Hebei expects sports industry to reach $16.87b


SHIJIAZHUANG: China’s Hebei Province aims at bringing the total scale of winter sports industry in the province to 120 billion yuan (about 16.87 billion U.S. dollars) by 2022, according to a new plan launched by Hebei authorities on Wednesday. According to the plan, Hebei government will develop the city of Zhangjiakou, which will host many snow events of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, into a world-class city for ice and snow sports, winter tourism, and for the related industry. – Agencies