Companies based in Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province secured $148 million worth of orders at the 127th China Import and Export Fair.
The added value of the pump and motor industry in Wenling saw a year-on-year increase of 10.2 percent to 1.84 billion yuan ($259.91 million) in the first five months of this year.
Longmen Port, located in Wenling saw a 6.5 percent year-on-year increase in throughput in the first five months of this year.
Cross-border e-commerce trade maintained growth in Taizhou despite a generally grim picture for foreign trade in China.
The per capita consumption expenditure of Taizhou residents grew 8 percent year-on-year to 31,768 yuan ($4,604) in 2019, local media reported, citing figures from the National Bureau of Statistics.
Taizhou's imports and exports decreased 2.1 percent year-on-year to 170.01 billion yuan ($25.3 billion) in 2019, local authorities said.
Taizhou's GDP recorded 7.5 percent annual growth in 2018, according to a government work report made at the municipal people's congress last Sunday.