A platform to deepen cooperation between Shandong, African countries was launched in Jinan, Shandong province on Feb 28.
The "Connecting Shandong with Fortune Global 500 • Deepening Cooperation in High-end Equipment Industry" event was held in Jinan, Shandong province on Feb 11, with both online and offline channels.
The foreign trade volume in Jinan, capital of East Chinas Shandong province hit 194.42 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in 2021, which was a 40 percent increase from 2020.
Shandong hosted an online business promotional event with Switzerland on Jan 21 to boost mutual economic collaboration amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shandong's gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded the 8 trillion yuan threshold in 2021.
Foreign trade in East China's Shandong province reached 2.93 trillion yuan ($460.7 billion) in 2021, up 32.4 percent from 2020.
The import and export revenue of the city of Zibo – located in East China's Shandong province – topped 109.7 billion yuan ($17.2 billion) in January to November, according to a news conference held on Dec 20.