Hebei, which borders the Bohai Sea, has rich marine resources. Its coastline is 487 km long, includes 132 islands and islets, and comprises a managed coastal area of 9,000 sq km. Its marine resources with greatest potential for development are harbors, salina, offshore oil and gas and reserve land resources.
|Changlu Salt Pan|
Hebei attaches great importance to the development of new energy sources that are environmentally responsible. The China (Caofeidian) Scientific Development Forum held every two years targets saving energy and reducing emissions.