The Shandong-South Korea Economic and Trade Cooperation Exchange Meeting was held on Nov 9 in Jinan, capital of Shandong, and Seoul, South Korea via online and offline channels.
In the first 10 months of this year, Shandong's foreign trade rose 13.9 percent year-on-year, hitting 2.7 trillion yuan ($372.33 billion), according to statistics from local customs authorities.
Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province, saw robust development in foreign trade over the past decade.
Over the past decade, Shandong's foreign trade expanded fast and showed strong resilience and competitiveness, say local officials.
Remarkable achievements have been made in trade and investment cooperation between Shandong and South Korea.
In the first seven months of this year, the total value of Shandong's imports and exports reached 1.89 trillion yuan ($278.39 billion), up 18.8 percent year-on-year, according to local customs authorities.
Yantai city in East China's Shandong province has rolled out innovative measures in recent years to forge a favorable business environment to attract investment.