On Nov 30, Qingdao West Coast New Area held a news conference for investment cooperation of key MICE activities and the 32nd Qingdao International Beer Festival in 2022.
Official statistics show that Qingdao's foreign trade with countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative has increased 48 percent year-on-year to 210.33 billion yuan ($32.92 billion) in the first 10 months of the year.
In recent years, standards have become a "new calling card" of Qingdao, Shandong province, local media reported.
Qingdao's marine economy is expected to embrace high-quality development during the next five years, as it has recently been guaranteed a leading city status in developing marine sectors in East China's Shandong province.
Qingdao's private equity industry has shown strong growth momentum as the city is ramping up efforts to build a global venture capital center with many supportive policies, local media reported.
Its annual gathering for the film and television industry has become a magnet for Qingdao, Shandong province, to attract professionals, technologies and capital, local officials said.
The synthesis score of Qingdao Port has surpassed those of the 17 other coastal ports in China, Japan, SouthKorea, and Russia, ranking first in Northeast Asia, according to officialstatisticsfrthChinaEconomicInformatioService.
A photoelectric display industrial park, the first of its kind in the eastern hub of Qingdao, Shandong province started construction on Oct 10 in the West Coast New Area.