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Yantai and Economic Trends

Yantai is a coastal prefecture-level city located in northeastern Shandong province, and was one of the earliest cities in northern China to open its commercial port. It lies along the Yellow and Bohai seas, boasting 230 offshore islands and seven natural bays. Yantai covers an area of 13,864 square kilometers with a population of 7 million and has jurisdiction over 12 county-level divisions, including 5 districts, 6 county-level cities, and one development zone.

Yantai is an important center in the Bohai Economic Rim area, one of China's largest economic circles. It serves as a logist