OVERVIEW OF XIAMEN（厦门概况）
GEOGRAPHIC POSITION：Southeast of Fujian Province West of Taiwan Strait
LAND AREA：1699 km2
ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICTS：Siming District / Huli District/ Haicang District / Jimei District/ Tong’an District / Xiang’an District
POPULATION：4,110,000 Permanent Residents, Urbanization Rate of Permanent Resident Population in 89%
- Strategic Fulcrum City of 21st Century Maritime Silk Road
According to the Belt and Road initiative, Fujian is positioned as the “Core Area of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road”. Xiamen is an important link of seamless connection of “Maritime Silk Road” and “Land Silk Road”, which is strengthening the cooperation in such key fields as interconnection, economic and trade cooperation, maritime cooperation and cultural and people-to-people exchanges, and trying to construct a strategic fulcrum city of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
- Important Node and Hub of International Shipping
Xiamen Port is located on the two major international shipping routes from Far East to the Mediterranean, Europe, and North America via Taiwan Strait, which covers 129 ports in 48 countries and regions.
Xiamen Foreign Trade Transformation and Upgrading Base（厦门市外贸转型升级基地）
- National export base for automobiles and parts; 2. National ship base; 3. Non-ferrous metal materials foreign trade transformation and upgrading professional demonstration base; 4. Energy-saving lamps foreign trade transformation and upgrading demonstration base; 5. Plumbing and Sanitary Ware foreign trade transformation and upgrading professional demonstration base; 6. Sports and fitness equipment foreign trade transformation and upgrading base; 7. Health rehabilitation apparatus foreign trade transformation and upgrading base
Xiamen’s leading trade export industries（厦门贸易出口前列行业）:
Automobiles and parts
Textiles and clothing
Lamps and lighting fixtures
Medical instruments and apparatus