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Recently, the State Oceanic Administration issued the "first half of 2007 China's maritime economic performance report." The report showed that the GDP this year over the first half of the marine 1 trillion yuan, an increase of 13.5%.
First, the overall operation of marine economy

     According to preliminary accounts, the first half of 2007 the National Marine GDP 1.134282 trillion yuan, an increase of 13.5 per cent, of total GDP amounted to 10.62%. Among them, the added value of 684.113 billion yuan marine production, marine-related industrial added value 450.169 billion yuan. Division by three industries, marine added value of 63.585 billion yuan first-, second marine industrial added value 536.096 billion yuan, marine third industrial added value 534.601 billion yuan, three times the industrial structure for the marine 6:47:47.

Second, the operation of major marine industries

     -- Marine oil and gas industry in 2007 to strengthen China's marine oil and gas exploration technology independent innovation research, in Fort Jidong found geological reserves of 10 million tons gearing shallow water oilfield. At the same time, actively carry out foreign oil cooperation, and speed up the development of submarine gas hydrates used to enhance the marine oil and gas development potential. The first half of the marine oil and gas industry maintained a high growth rate, the added value of 57.361 billion yuan, up 33.2 percent.

     -- Marine shipbuilding industry the first half of 2007, China's marine shipbuilding industry continue to maintain a rapid growth momentum, substantial increase in the major economic indicators, development of the industry a good start was made. Coastal marine shipbuilding industry added value realized 15.14 billion yuan, up 28.0 percent. These two ships Corporation (China Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Corporation, China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation) for the first half of the added value of marine ship 7.76 billion yuan, shipbuilding output 3889000 Total consolidated tons, 83 of the completion of shipbuilding, ship repair completion of 410 vessels. The first half, China received new ship orders up sharply, the first time more than South Korea, the world's highest.

     -- Marine electricity industry in 2007 marine power industry developed rapidly, ocean energy, ocean wind energy resource development continues to expand the scale. The first half, marine power industry added value of 973 million yuan, up 26.8 percent. China's first offshore wind farm construction projects in Shanghai will start the construction of the East China Sea near the bridge, is expected to total installed capacity of 100,000 kilowatts.

     -- Marine biological pharmaceutical industry in 2007 China's marine biomedical industry to develop new products to power and accelerate research in the field of marine biomedical outcome of the conversion rate to ensure that the marine biological pharmaceutical industry's rapid development. The first half of the added value of marine biomedical 1.571 billion yuan, up 26.8 percent.

     -- Ocean marine chemical industry in 2007 cost dropped chemical products, strong demand for downstream industries, export situation is good. The first half of the marine chemical industry realized an added value of 40.473 billion yuan, up 24.2 percent, showing rapid development trend.

     -- Marine Mining in 2007 to strengthen coastal sea sand mining rate, the creation of the first half of the added value of marine mining 1.087 billion yuan, up 24.0 percent.

     -- Water industry in 2007 using the coastal areas in the region have formulated special plans for the use of seawater, desalination and comprehensive utilization of constantly expanding the production scale of the development of China's water use has been good. Seawater used to create the first half of the added value of 316 million yuan, up 23.3 percent. The deadline for the end of June, only Shandong Province has been completed and 16 sea water desalination project, the 32,000 cubic meters of seawater desalination.

     -- Marine transport marine transportation industry in 2007 to maintain a rapid growth, coastal port throughput continued its steady rise. The first half of the marine transportation industry to create added value of 131.516 billion yuan, up 21.5 percent. Coastal port cargo throughput completed 1.89 billion tons, the coastal port container throughput over 40 million TEUs.

    -- Marine engineering construction the first half of 2007, with the coastal regions, "11th Five-Year Plan" marine economic development plan implementation, focusing on marine projects been started, my marine engineering construction industry showed faster growth. Marine engineering and construction the first half of the added value of 20.013 billion yuan, up 21.2 percent.

     -- Coastal marine fisheries in 2007 to continue to strengthen the protection of coastal fishery resources, and actively adjust the industrial structure within the marine fisheries, marine fisheries maintain steady growth. Marine Fisheries create the first half of 95.516 billion yuan in added value, up 20.0 percent year-on-year growth.

     -- China's coastal tourism in 2007 to maintain steady growth in coastal tourism, coastal tourism infrastructure has been gradually improved. Coastal Tourism first half of the added value of 150.659 billion yuan, up 19.4 percent.

-- Ocean Salt marine first half of 2007 show a steady trend of growth salt, sea salt to create added value of 2.369 billion yuan, up 11.7 percent.

Third, development of regional marine economy

     The Bohai Economic Zone marine 404.955 billion yuan of GDP, the country's total marine production of the total 35.7 per cent. In the forefront major marine industries as marine transport, coastal tourism and marine fisheries.

     Yangtze River Delta economic zone marine 355.319 billion yuan of GDP, the country's total marine production of the total 31.3%. In the forefront major marine industries as coastal tourism, marine transport and marine fisheries.

     Ocean Pearl River Delta Economic Zone 212.001 billion yuan of GDP, the country's total marine production of the total 18.7%. In the forefront major marine industries as coastal tourism, marine transport and marine oil and gas industry.