Tai'an's GDP in the first three quarters of the year 2018 reached 289.59 billion yuan ($41.97 billion), according to the city's bureau of statistics, a year-on-year increase of 5.8 percent.
Tai'an, East China's Shandong province plans to invest 1.3 billion yuan ($188.42 million) to build a heating source center and another 1.32 billion yuan to increase its capacity of natural gas supplies, local authorities have announced.
The specialized robot production base of CITIC Heavy Industries Co's holding subsidiary Kaicheng Intelligence Co recently went into operation in Dongping, a county-level city of Tai'an, East China's Shandong province.
A new big data industrial park with a total investment of 3.5 billion yuan ($507.28 million) recently opened in Tai'an, East China's Shandong province, in a big boost to the development of its big data industry.
Agreements on projects with an investment totaling 172 billion yuan ($24.94 billion) were reached on the first day of the 2018 Tai'an Fair for Investment and Cooperation, which opened in grand style on Sept 6 in Tai'an, Shandong province.
The fourth China (Mount Tai) International Mining Equipment & Technology Exhibition (CIMETE) took place in Tai'an, Shandong province from Aug 31 to Sept 2.
Tai'an's GDP in the first half of 2018 reached 189.59 billion yuan ($27.48 billion), according to the city's bureau of statistics, a year-on-year increase of 6 percent and 0.7 percentage points higher than the first quarter of the year.