Haier Group has ranked fifth place on a list of China's most valuable brands, and top in home appliance brands, released at the 2016 World Brand Summit held in Beijing on June 22.
Since the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between China and South Korea took effect, around 140 Qingdao enterprises have benefitted.
A high-tech program focusing on microbiome-based research was launched on June 17 in Qingdao.
The first electric vehicle to come out of Chinese carmaker BYD's newly-built Qingdao plant, the K9 electric bus, rolled off the line on June 16, according to Qingdao Daily.
An investment forum between Qingdao and Indonesia was held at the Qingdao Shangri-La Hotel on June 14.
European multinational aerospace manufacturer Airbus has signed a contract with a Chinese consortium, planning to set up an assembly line to build H135 helicopters in the West Coast New Area of Qingdao on June 13.
The Qingdao municipal government has signed a cooperative framework agreement with China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding to develop Qingdao as an e-commerce center.
The global economy's booming wealth management sector was one of the main topics during the 2016 China Wealth Forum, held from Friday to Sunday in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province.