GDP: 7.31 trillion yuan
Growth rate: 3.6%
Shandong is predominant in agriculture, and is renowned as "China's most outstanding agricultural province". This is due to the value it places on its agriculture, as well as its outstanding agricultural output of vegetables, fruit, meat and aquatic products. Shandong is also a major producer and supplier of petroleum, coal and nonferrous metal. It has the most gold reserves and output as well as abundant sea salt and a diverse array of coastal bird species.