The coastal city of Yantai in East China's Shandong province has a long history rooted in ancient Chinese culture.
The gross domestic product (GDP) of Yantai reached 951.59 billion yuan ($140.26 billion) in 2022, with a year-on-year growth of 5.1 percent.
A modern transportation system combining land, water and air transit is taking shape in Yantai.
Yantai port is one of the top 10 ports in China.
Yantai is the only prefecture-level city across the country that has won the honorary title of National Civilized City for six consecutive years.
As of the start of 2023, Yantai, a coastal city in Shandong province, had established sister relations and friendly cooperation partnerships with 30 cities in 17 countries across the world.