On February 14, 1980, Wuhan Port became an open port.
On July 1, 1980, Wuhan formally implemented the national postal code system.
On January 19, 1981, Wuhan Atmospheric Environment Monitoring Network was formed and started to work.
From September 22 to 28, 1981, the rural areas of Wuhan gradually implemented the production responsibility system.
On February 11, 1983, the first pedestrian overpass in Wuhan was put into use, located at the south side of Wusheng Road in Hankou.
On February 22, 1983, for the first time in Wuhan, "tendering" and "bidding" appeared.
On February 18, 1984, the city of Wuhan identified Metasequoia as a city tree and Plum blossom as a city flower.
On November 1, 1984, German expert Wiener Grisch was appointed Director of Wuhan Diesel Engine Plant and resigned on November 4, 1986. Grisch is the first foreign factory director of state-owned enterprises in China after the reform and opening up. He has won the China Reform Friendship Medal, the Chinese Government Friendship Award, the German Government Cross Medal, the Wuhan Yellow Crane Friendship Award, and the honorary citizens of Wuhan.
On June 10, 1985, the ceremony of rebuilding the Yellow Crane Tower was solemnly held.
On April 28, 1988, Wuhan first sold commercial housing to individuals on a large scale.