Source: 01-13-2021 10:50:00


Advantages for Development

A city by the sea, with abundant opportunities

Qingdao is located on the shore of the Yellow Sea and the south of the Shandong Peninsula. It is an important central city along the coast area of China. In 2020, the city's marine economy growth is expected to reach about 6%, accounting for 29.4% of the city's GDP. The industrial base of household appliances, electronic information, automobiles and locomotives is profound.

Qingdao has a number of internationally renowned enterprises such as Haier, Hisense and Tsingtao Brewery, and is known as the "Brand Capital" of China.

Qingdao has a strong commercial atmosphere, with 1.798 million market operation entities, 26 numerous research institutions in universities and a large number of entrepreneurial innovation platforms, and it has been selected into "the most attractive Chinese cities in the eyes of foreign talents" for nine consecutive years.

Excellent location and developed port

Qingdao is an international port city, and Qingdao Port is an important international trade port and transit hub in Northern China. It trades with more than 700 ports in more than 180 countries and regions in the world.

Qingdao is an important aviation hub with 203 airport routes, and 4F Jiaodong International Airport will be put into operation in 2021.

Qingdao, which has land transportation channels across Eurasia Continent and radiating numerous countries, possesses the innate conditions to become an international multimodal transport logistics hub.

The capital of history, famous tourist city


Qingdao is a coastal resort city, which has been rated as one of the most livable cities by the United Nations and is listed in the happiest city in China in 2020, as one of the 10 selected cities.

Qingdao is a famous historical and cultural city in China. It not only has ancient cultural sites such as Beixin culture and historical sites such as Qi Great Wall, but also the Badaguan architectural complex, which is known as the "International Architectural Exposition", and is hidden in the beautiful scenery of mountains and seas. More than 100 museums all over the city also make the city more cultural.

Qingdao is a city full of modern culture, the "World Beer City", the "World Sailing Capital" and the first "Movie City" in China.

It is highly open and internationally compatible.

Qingdao is a highly open city with extensive exchanges and cooperation with other countries in the fields of economy, trade, culture, sports and education.

Qingdao has deeply implemented the international city strategy, and has obtained the approval of the visa-free policy for foreigners to transit for 144 hours. Qingdao has trade relations with 228 countries and regions around the world, and has established friendly relations with 76 foreign cities and economic cooperation partnerships with 111 cities.

Qingdao has become a powerful magnetic field that attracts foreign investment into China. 164 Fortune Global 500 enterprises have invested in 341 projects in Qingdao, which is one of the cities with the most intensive investment from Fortune Global 500.

Key industries

100 billion industries: There are six (6) industries with local operating income exceeding 100 billion.


Wholesale business

Household electric appliance manufacturing industry

Automobile manufacturing industry

Retail business

Housing industry

Real estate industry

RMB 50-100 billion industries: There are six (6) industries with local operating income of RMB 50-100 billion.

● Computing communication and other electronic equipment manufacturing industry


● Railway transportation equipment manufacturing industry


● Refined petroleum products manufacturing industry


● Agricultural and sideline food processing industry


● Civil engineering construction industry


● Chemical raw materials and chemical products manufacturing industry

RMB 10-50 billion industries: There are twenty-seven (27) industries with local operating income of RMB 10-50 billion.

Monetary and financial services

Architectural decoration industry

General equipment manufacturing industry

Animal husbandry

Rubber and plastic products industry

Road transportation industry

Handling and transportation agency industry

Human resources service industry

Metal products industry

Basic electronic components and equipment manufacturing industry


Construction and installation industry

Ferrous metal smelting and rolling processing industry

Power transmission & distribution and control equipment manufacturing industry

Water transport industry

Telecommunication industry

Special equipment manufacturing industry

Culture, education, arts & crafts, sports and entertainment products manufacturing industry

Non-metallic mineral products industry

Software development industry

Textile and garment industry

Wire, cable, optical cable and electrical equipment manufacturing industry

Wine, beverage and refined tea manufacturing industry

High efficiency energy-saving industry

Food manufacturing industry

New energy automobile manufacturing industry


Industry cluster

Dock the top ten industries of the province, focus on 13 industrial chains, promote the advancement of industrial base, industrial chain modernization and industrial cluster development, and accelerate the construction of modern industrial system.

New generation of information industry


Industrial development direction: Internet data service, integrated circuit design and manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and intelligent household appliances.


New energy and new materials industry


Development direction of new energy industry: New energy vehicles, intelligent power grid and energy storage, heat pump, solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, hydrogen energy, ocean energy, nuclear energy, etc.


Development direction of new materials industry: Advanced polymer materials, advanced metal materials, carbon materials such as graphene, high-performance fiber and composite materials, new energy materials, etc.


Medical care and health industry


The development direction of biomedical industry: The integration and development of life science, biotechnology and information technology, the research and development of original drugs, and the development of biomedical industry chain.


Development direction of health care industry: Health management, precision medicine, smart medicine and combination of medical care and nursing.


Modern financial service industry


Industry development direction: Financial service industry, capital market service industry, insurance industry, venture capital industry and financial leasing industry.


Modern logistics industry


Industry development direction: Marine transportation, aviation logistics, railway logistics, featured logistics (such as international cold chain logistics distribution center), etc.


Trade industry


Industry development direction: Wholesale, retail, accommodation, catering, bulk commodity trade, etc.


Business service industry


Industry development direction: Enterprise headquarters management, accounting and auditing tax services, legal services, inspection and testing services and other high-end business services.


Modern marine industry


Industry development direction: Marine engineering equipment manufacturing, marine ship supporting equipment, marine instrument manufacturing, marine medicine and biological products, seawater utilization, marine transportation, marine fishery, marine aquatic products processing, marine finance, marine products wholesale and retail, marine tourism, marine technical services, etc.


High-end chemical and traditional manufacturing industry


Industry development direction: High-end chemical industry, textile service, food and beverage, etc.


Cultural and creative industry


Industry development direction: 5G high-tech video, fashion design, film and television industry, creative design, etc.


Boutique tourism industry


Industry development direction: New form tourism, theme tourism, boutique tourism, etc.


Modern and efficient agricultural industry


Industry development direction: Scale agriculture, agricultural and sideline food processing industry, science and technology agriculture, smart agriculture, brand agriculture, experience agriculture, terminal agriculture, etc.


High-end equipment industry


Industry development direction: Rail transit equipment, new energy vehicles, robots, etc.