On Feb. 22nd, She Chunming, Director-general of the Department of Commerce of Shandong Province, held working talks with Han Sen, Commissioner of Qingdao Customs in Jinan. The two sides made in-depth exchanges on deepening cooperation and jointly promoting the development of Shandong’s open economy. She Chunming said, “Faced with complex and severe situation both home and abroad in 2016, Qingdao customs committed to reform and pragmatic innovation, kept close collaboration with departments of commerce, inspection and quarantine, national tax and others, precisely implemented the policies and made oriented efforts on developing new formats of cross-border e-commerce, market procurement, tourism shopping and integrated service enterprises, and on fulfilling facilitation measures, advancing inspection supporting reform, doing well in statistical clearance and controlling false trade, which strongly boosted stable growth of Shandong provincial foreign trade.” Next, he hoped to continue to win Qingdao customs’ support, make intensified efforts in expanding replication and generalization of free trade zone experiences, enhancing the efficiency of customs clearance and improving the openness of Shandong province, and join hands with many departments so as to form a powerful force for promoting the development of Shandong's open economy. Hansen expressed that Qingdao customs will insist on active integration, active participation, active thinking and active doing in accordance with decisions and deployment of the General Administration of Customs of the PRC and Shandong Provincial CPC Committee and Government, actively cooperate with the reform development of Shandong commerce, and better serve economic and social development of Shandong province. Lv Wei, Deputy Director-general of the Department of Commerce of Shandong Province, attended the talks.