The total value of imports and exports in Shandong province in the first three quarters of this year reached 2.12 trillion yuan ($330.93 billion), up 36.8 percent from the same period last year.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Shandong province in actual use rose 59.5 percent year-on-year to $14.38 billion in the first eight months of the year.
Zibo city is reportedly moving to actively promote its role in the development of the country's hydrogen energy and fuel cell industry.
Six companies based in East China's Shandong province are expected to be among the first group of enterprises that will be listed on the Beijing Stock Exchange.
The lists for the top 100 private enterprises in East China's Shandong province, the top 10 provincial industry leaders and the top 100 innovative enterprises in 2021 were officially launched on Aug 27.
A total of 440 million yuan ($67.85 million) will be allocated to building 1,500 cold chain logistics facilities for the storage and preservation of produce in Shandong this year.
The Shandong Provincial Capital Economic Circle Cooperation Matchmaking Meeting with Japan kicked off in Jinan, Shandong province on Aug 13.
A delegation led by Peng Shou, board chairman of Triumph Science and Technology Group, visited Zibo and signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation framework agreement on July 25 to 26.