A delegation led by head of the Fujian Provincial Department of Commerce Huang Xinluan visited Pingtan, Fujian, on Feb 15 and 16.
Many significant tourism events took place in Pingtan Comprehensive Pilot Zone, Fujian province, in the past year.
Exports from Xiamen to countries along the Maritime Silk Road grew rapidly in 2015 after benefitting from China's Belt and Road Initiative.
China's foreign service trade reached a record high of $713 billion in 2015 according to the country's Commerce Ministry.
Pingnan county, in northeastern Fujian province, saw more than 600 villagers sit down around 50 dining tables on the Wan'an Bridge in Changqiao village on Feb 11 to welcome the New Year of the Monkey.
Fujian province, following the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Shanxi and Shaanxi, is one of the top provinces where locals do not like sweet food.