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Licang fosters modern economic drivers

Licang district in Qingdao is fostering new economic engines by setting up high-tech industrial parks, as part of its efforts to become a hub city not only in Shandong province but also in East China.

Qingdao boosts big data, cloud computing in digital push

Qingdao, a coastal city in Shandong province, is shifting its focus from manufacturing to cutting-edge digital technologies, with a particular emphasis on big data and cloud computing as key growth drivers.

Qingdao, State Information Center to build innovation eco-town

The Qingdao municipal government and the State Information Center signed the memorandum of strategic cooperation on March 1.

Qingdao, Canada to build AI and unmanned vehicle research center

Recently the Qingdao Academy of Intelligent Industries, the State Key Laboratory for Management and Control of Complex Systems, and the University of Waterloo signed an agreement to jointly build a world-leading research and development center for artificial intelligence and unmanned vehicles in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

'Sound' economic outlook seen

The conditions are right for China "to maintain sound economic growth this year" despite complicated domestic and international financial situations, an official at the National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday.

Haier COSMOPlat becomes first national-class industrial internet platform

COSMOPlat, independently designed and developed by Haier Group, China's largest home appliances maker based in Qingdao, became the country’s first national-class industrial internet platform approved by the National Development and Reform Commission.

Sinopec plans to import more oil from US

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, China's largest oil refiner, is expected to import 10 million metric tons of crude oil from the United States this year, said the company, also known as Sinopec.

Chinese kimchi makers cater to ROK market

Zhang Honglian's company has focused on exporting one product for the last 11 years — kimchi.