Honors of Yantai
Updated : 2021-02-26
The first China Shandong International Apple Festival held in Yantai attracts more than 50,000 people from home and abroad on Oct 27-29. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Yantai has received many Chinese and international honors, including being named among China's top 10 leisure cities, the most charming Chinese city, best tourism city, model city for comprehensive management of public security, and model city for environmental protection.
Yantai ranked 175th on a list of the world’s 200 most economically competitive cities in 2019.
The coastal city topped Chinese cities in terms of living environment, according to a report in 2019 compiled by the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and the Asia Competitiveness Institute of the National University of Singapore.
The city has also been included in a list of the top 100 cities for foreign trade in China for the eighth year in a row by the influential China Customs magazine, the mouthpiece of China's General Administration of Customs (GAC).
Longkou, Laizhou, and Zhaoyuan in Yantai were included among China's top 100 counties, according to a list released by CCID Consulting Group on July 28,2020