In 2022, Xiamen's foreign trade volume hit a record high.
The Xiamen Area of the China (Fujian) Pilot Free Trade Zone launched a new business registration system for enterprises on Dec 1, making it easier for enterprises to register their businesses.
Trade volume between East China's Fujian province with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations reached 340.29 billion yuan ($47.41 billion) in the first ten months of 2022, up 13.2 percent year-on-year.
A pane of auto glass can now do more than keep out wind and rain. Glass produced by Fuyao Glass Industry Group in Fuzhou, Fujian province, can be used as a display screen, similar to a computer.
East China's coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian province, saw its trade with BRICS countries increase 26.3 percent year-on-year to hit 76.46 billion yuan ($10.67 billion) in the first 10 months of this year, according to Xiamen Customs.
Longyan, an old revolutionary base area in East China's Fujian province, has taken the real economy as the foundation of its development and accelerated the construction of a modern industrial system.
East China's Fujian province's import and export volume increased 9.2 percent year-on-year to 1.48 trillion yuan ($204.73 billion) during the first three quarters of this year.
The regional gross domestic product of East China's Fujian province from January to September reached 3.78 trillion yuan ($527.25 billion), an increase of 5.2 percent year-on-year, which was 2.2 percentage points higher than the national average growth rate.