Why export to China

China is very rich in marine resources with a total coast line length of 18,000 km and 3 million square kilometres of sea area with administration authority. East China is close to the Bohai Sea, the Huanghai Sea, the East China Sea and South China Sea and they all contain abundant resources.

Strong Support from Government

In a move that highlights the state government's intent to thoroughly explore the country's vast marine potential, China's most recent five-year plan - the 12th Five-Year Plan - was the first ever to include a dedicated chapter on marine development.

In its last five-year budget, announced in March 2011, the Chinese government boosted funding for oceanography, particularly in exploration, research and deep-sea technologies.

As one of the targets of the 12th Five-Year Plan, in 2015, the rate of contribution made by marine science and technology to the marine economy should reach more than 60%.

Rapid Growth

In 2014, China’s gross marine economy including offshore energy, ocean research, marine renewables, maritime security & aquaculture amounted to 5.9936 trillion yuan (about 966.7 billion US dollars), an increase of 7.7% over the previous year, accounting for 9.4% of GDP.

In 2014, China’s offshore oil and gas production kept growing. Marine crude oil production amounted to 46.14 million tons, and marine natural gas production reached 13.1 billion cubic meters.

Oceanology International China is the leading forum in Asia where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the international marine technology and ocean science communities. Developed in conjunction with government and industry associations, Oceanology International China provides domestic and international suppliers the opportunity to capitalise on China’s rapidly developing offshore energy and marine industries.

In its third year, Oceanology International China continues through its structured networking programmes to link Western suppliers with Chinese buyers, enabling them to build relationships and develop business.

Major Ocean Organizations in Qingdao

State Key Laboratory

●Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology

●Physical Oceanography. MOE. China

●Key Laboratory of Marine Chemistry Theory and Technology

●Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology

●Key Laboratory of Marine Geology and Environment

●Key Laboratory of Ocean Circulation and Waves

●Key Laboratory of Marine Ecology and Environmental Science

●Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Corrosion and Bio-fouling

●State Key Laboratory of Marine Coatings

Subordinate Organization of the SOA

●North China Sea Branch, State Oceanic Administration

●North China Sea Marine Environmental Monitoring Center

●North China Sea Marine Forecasting Center of State Oceanic Administration

●North China Sea Data & Information Service, SOA

●North China Sea Centre of Standard& Metrology(Technology), SOA

●North China Sea Marine Technical Support Center, State Oceanic Administration

●The China Marine Surveillance Beihai Corps

●The China Marine Surveillance Detachment First

●The China Marine Surveillance Beihai Airlines Detachment

●Qingdao city environmental monitoring center

Research Laboratory

●The First Institute of Oceanography, SOA

●North China Sea Maritime Engineering Prospecting Institute, SOA

●Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

●Qingdao Branch, Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

●Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences

●Shandong Institute of Marine Biology

●Institute seawater aquaculture Shandong Province

●Qingdao Marine Equipment Research Institute

●710 Research Institute of China Shipbuilding Industry


●Ocean University of China

●PLA Navy Submarine Academy Of The People's Liberation Army

●China University of Petroleum


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