The eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province, is home to a thriving kimchi processing industry and is a major exporter of fermented and pickled cabbage to South Korea.
Qingdao West Coast New Area in Shandong province has been ramping up efforts to strengthen its filmmaking industry in recent years, with its sights set on China's Hollywood.
The recent East Asia Marine Cooperation Platform Qingdao Forum, held in Qingdao, Shandong province, attracted participants from more than 70 countries and regions.
The coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province ranked 47th in the recently-released Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI 28) report, up 52 places from the previous edition.
Shibei district, Qingdao has received eight key marine-related projects worth 9.22 billion yuan ($1.35 billion) since the beginning of the year, according to the district's development and reform bureau.
China is embracing new growth momentum in the industrial internet, as the country strives to gain a beachhead in the next generation of industrial development globally, the top industry regulator, government officials and experts said on Sunday.
Qingdao has been ramping up efforts to become a new cradle for Chinese unicorn companies that could inject more vitality into the development of the new economy.
A quick glance at the Core Area of the Qingdao International Shipping, Trade and Financial Innovation Center and it is clear that the city is nearing its goal of becoming an international hub for shipping, trade and finance.