An energy storage device production line in the Qilu Energy Storage Valley in Zibo, Shandong province, was put into operation on May 22.
On a working day late last month, a yard that is home to more than 10 barbecue restaurants in Zibo, Shandong province, was packed with diners at about 5 pm.
The city of Zibo in East China's Shandong province has experienced steady growth in its foreign trade with countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative during the first quarter of the current year, gaining 10.9 percent on the previous corresponding period.
Zibo, Shandong province, achieved a total gross domestic product of 105.77 billion yuan ($15.65 billion) in the first quarter, growing 4.7 percent year-on-year, according to the city's bureau of statistics on Saturday.
A number of products made by traditional industries in Zibo city have become bestsellers overseas – attracting eager buyers because of their distinctive and appealing cultural connections.
Yiyuan county – administered by Zibo city in East China's Shandong province – has added a new provincial modern agriculture industrial park.
Newfangled collaborative robots have seen a rapid rise in China and the world's top collaborative robot enterprise is said to be emerging in Zibo city, located in East China's Shandong province.
The GDP of Zibo city in East China's Shandong province topped 440.26 billion yuan ($65.2 billion) in 2022, an increase of 4.7 percent compared with 2021, according to the local statistics authority on Jan 30.