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Xiamen hosts investment opportunity promotion conference

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: September 10, 2021 L M S

The 2021 Xiamen Area of China (Fujian) Pilot Free Trade Zone Investment Opportunity Promotion Conference was held in Xiamen on Sept 9, under the theme of "innovation, opening-up, and win-win".

As a supporting event to the 21st China International Fair for Investment and Trade, the promotion conference showcased the action plans of Xiamen to fully connect with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, the reform and innovation effect of the Xiamen area of the FTZ, as well as the new investment opportunities available in the construction of a digital free trade pilot zone and a comprehensive bonded zone.

The pioneering work, practices, and achievements that the Xiamen area of the FTZ has made in building the world-class business environment in the past six years were also showcased at the promotion conference.

The Xiamen Area of the China (Fujian) Pilot Free Trade Zone signed key industrial projects with enterprises at the promotion conference.

During the 21st CIFIT, the Xiamen area of the FTZ has signed contracts for projects with a total investment of 74 billion yuan ($11.48 billion), involving Fortune Global 500 companies, central enterprises, multinational enterprises, and leading enterprises, covering sectors like aviation services, shipping logistics, supply chains, cross-border e-commerce, cultural trade and services, financial services, and headquarters economy.

Statistics showed that 787 new projects were launched in the Xiamen area from January to August this year, with a total investment of 99.8 billion yuan and a registered capital of 41.8 billion yuan.

Why Xiamen

  • About Xiamen

    Xiamen is one of the most economically competitive cities in China and was one of the first Special Economic Zones on the Chinese mainland. As a vice-provincial city independently listed on the State development plan, it has provincial-level authority in economic administration and local legislative power. In 2010, the Xiamen SEZ was expanded to cover the entire municipality. Today, Xiamen is a modern and international port city.

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