In the face of declining overseas orders amid the COVID-19 epidemic, engine fittings supplier Qingdao Benda had planned to give some employees a holiday, but eventually decided to have them all working as usual.
East China's Shandong province has adopted a series of measures to help Taiwan-invested enterprises resume operations while also strengthening epidemic prevention and control measures.
Three cities in Shandong, namely Dongying, Weifang, and Linyi, were recently approved by the State Council to establish comprehensive cross-border e-commerce pilot zones.
Foreign trade in Jinan, Shandong province has seen promising development in the first quarter, despite of the impact of the ongoing novel coronavirus.
Authorities at all levels in Shandong province have been ramping up efforts to help local foreign trade enterprises secure orders and customers.
The Shandong Research Center for Multinational Corporations has been registered as a government-sponsored institution upon the approval of the Shandong Provincial Administration of Public institutions.
The Shandong Development and Reform Commission recently issued a two-year plan to boost the development of strategic emerging industry clusters in the province.