Shandong to build Jinan-Qingdao-Yantai International Investment Industrial Park

A high-quality industrial net land of 104.3 square kilometers will be designated to gather pillar and leading world top 500 enterprises and industry leaders to build a high-end industrial cluster in Shandong featuring prominent leading industries, complete industrial ecosystems and global influence, according to the Action Plan for the Construction of Jinan-Qingdao-Yantai International Investment Industrial Park (2020-2025), which was introduced at a press conference held Thursday.

Jinan, Qingdao and Yantai are the cores and main engines of Shandong comprehensive pilot zone of growth driver transition. The 104.3-square-kilometer industrial net land consists of 37 square kilometers in Jinan, 37.3 square kilometers in Qingdao and 30 square kilometers in Yantai, which can meet the need for the settlement and construction of different-scale projects. The first batch of land will be launched this year to ensure the settlement of eligible enterprises and projects.

Jinan-Qingdao-Yantai International Investment Industrial Park is to exert great efforts to foster the cluster of nine industries with the focus on five cutting-edge industries including the new-generation information technology, high-end equipment, new energy and new material, medical and health care, and energy saving and environmental protection.

Jinan focuses on building the three clusters of complete vehicles and high-end hydrogen energy equipment manufacturing, green construction, and intelligent manufacturing; Qingdao gives priority to the construction of clusters such as digital technology and intelligent manufacturing, new energy vehicle, and smart home appliance; Yantai aims at building clusters of high-end chemical new material, marine life and health care, and high-end equipment manufacturing. In five years, the cluster of nine industries is expected to gather more than 200 world top 500 enterprises and projects, the total scale of the cluster approaching 1 trillion yuan.

The construction of the park will soon be comprehensively started, according to Zhou Lianhua, director of the development and reform department of Shandong province. "We will accelerate the preparation and launch of the first batch of industrial net land, plan and construct a batch of key basic infrastructure projects, and give priority to the layout and construction of a number of new infrastructure projects in 5G, things of Internet and cloud service," he noted.

With the support of special national bonds and growth driver transition fund, Shandong will launch a batch of major projects and gear up the settlement of some projects under discussion with world top 500 enterprises.