On August 16, the 2017 Conference on Hubei-Hong Kong Economic Cooperation and China (Hubei) Pilot Free Trade Zone Promotion was held at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Conference Center.
A direct flight between Wuhan and Manila, the capital of the Philippines, will be opened on 6 November 2017 by China Southern Alirline. This will be the first regular direct line between Wuhan and the Philippines.
On August 16, the 2017 Hubei-Guangdong Economic & Trade Fair and the Promotion Conference on China (Hubei) Free Trade Pilot Zone was held in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. 31 major projects was signed at the fair.