Weifang is an important ground transport
hub in China. Its highway mileage ranks first in Shandong Province. Five
expressways, including the Jinan-Qingdao Expressway and five railway lines such
as the Jiaoji Railway Line, run through the city. Weifang Port is a class one
open port, while Weifang Airport is one of the four major airmail sorting
centers in China.
Education, Science and Research
The human resource work has improved
actively. In 2013, we introduced 536 foreign experts to work in Weifang, and
organized 287 expert items. The professional technical team has expanded in
large scale. There are 118 experts enjoying the special allowance from the
State Council, and 52 middle-aged and young specialists got the award of
provincial level devotion. There are 1069 professional technical top-notch
personnel, 11 people elected in the national “thousand talents plan”. In
Weifang, we have 24 postdoctoral stations.
Security Service System
Weifang has complete investment safety and
social security systems concerning legal consultation, personnel exchange,
contract arbitration, insurance and banking services. Its cultural, educational
and hygiene systems have also been improved greatly in recent years. The city
has a number of star-level hotels and recreation facilities up to international
standards. Besides, the city has well-established business and living
facilities, and a desirable social environment.
Currently, Weifang is facing great
development opportunities, as it is covered by a series of important strategies
made by central government and Shandong Province Government on the development
of “three areas”--Shandong Peninsula Blue Economic Area, Yellow River Delta
High-Efficiency Bio-Economic Development Area and Jiaodong Peninsula High-End
Industrial Concentration Area. In order to grasp these opportunities, Weifang
has speeded up the development of its northern coastal region comprehensively.