CIIC:Selected anniversaries/November 17
1843: According to the Treaty of Nanjing, Shanghai was opened as a trade port. From then on, Sino-foreign trade gradually moved from Guangzhou to Shanghai. Shanghai became the trade center between China and foreign countries.
1989: The first MiNi supercomputer NS1000, co-developed by the Beijing Communication Corporation and computer department of Peking University (now merged into the School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science of Peking University), came out.