SCODA emerges as a vital trade hub
The China-SCO Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area, known as SCODA, has emerged as a vital hub for trade and business among member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Officials recently highlighted the significant achievements made during the past five years since its establishment in Qingdao, Shandong province.
Qingdao boasts prosperous marine economy
Qingdao's gross marine product grew 7.5 percent year-on-year to 501.44 billion yuan ($70.49 billion) in 2022, which accounted for 33.6 percent of the city's GDP, 30.8 percent of the province's, and 5.3 percent of the national gross marine product.
Forum to promote Qingdao-SCO ties
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) People-to-people Friendship Forum and Sister Cities Forum will be held from June 14 to 16 in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province.
Qingdao, Hong Kong grow business ties
The "Qingdao-Hong Kong Economic and Trade Cooperation Exchange Meeting" was held in Hong Kong on May 29.
China, Central Asia ties grow stronger
Central Asia is where the Belt and Road Initiative began, as in a speech delivered at Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev University on Sept 7, 2013, President Xi Jinping for the first time proposed building the Silk Road Economic Belt.
Qingdao sees 10.8% growth in Jan-April foreign trade
In the first four months of this year, the foreign trade value of Qingdao posted a year-on-year growth of 10.8 percent, hitting 288.24 billion yuan ($41.08 billion).
Qingdao takes steps to boost modern logistics sector
Qingdao city in Shandong province has been ramping up efforts to boost its modern logistics industry and provide support to the construction of a socialist modern international metropolis.
Qingdao ship dispute resolved in orderly fashion: Court
After a foreign ship accidentally entered a maritime culture zone in Yantai, Shandong province, last month, the local court promptly fulfilled its legal duties and protected the rights of both parties involved.