Three industrialization demonstration bases in Qingdao receive five-star rating
Qingdao, Shandong province [Photo/VCG]
Qingdao city's home appliance and electronic information base, software and information services base, shipbuilding and marine engineering equipment base received five-star ratings, according to the national new industrialization demonstration base evaluation results recently released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
The city's home appliance and electronic information base has received a five-star rating for four consecutive years, while the shipbuilding and marine engineering equipment base has received a five-star rating for two consecutive years.
In addition, the city's bases for equipment manufacturing, food, textiles and clothing were rated four stars.
The national new industrialization demonstration base refers to the industrial cluster area that has been transformed and upgraded according to the new industrialization requirements, and has been cultivated and established by the provincial demonstration base. It has formed a leading industry with distinctive characteristics, an advanced development level and scale efficiency, and is at the forefront of the country.
In recent years, Qingdao has been ramping up efforts to seize industrial opportunities, as well as accelerate transforming old growth drivers into new ones. The city has achieved remarkable results in new industrialization.
The manufacturing sector in Qingdao had a 0.9 percentage point gain in its GDP share in 2021, moving it up to seventh place among the top 100 advanced manufacturing cities in China. The city ranked first in Shandong province with an integrated development rating of 93.4 for industry and information technology. Among China's top 100 cities for digital transformation competitiveness, the city came in sixth.