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, city (1994 est. pop. 791,000), N Shandong prov., China. Shandong's largest fishing port, it has a variety of light industries. The city also has fruit orchards, and wine and brandy are produced. Yantai was opened to foreign trade in 1862.
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(Yent’ai), a city and port in East China, in Shantung Province; situated on the Yellow Sea. Population, more than 150,000 (1975, estimate). A branch line from Lants’un links Che-foo with the Chinan-Ch’ingtao railroad. The most important industry in the city is food processing, including the production of flour, vegetable oil, and canned goods. Other industries include metallurgy, ship repair, and the manufacture of electrical equipment, instruments, machine tools, paper, and textiles. The city also has cottage industries and serves as a base for fishermen. Chefoo is a health resort. Iron ore is mined in the vicinity.