Fujian Business Information
Population 36,894,216
GDP (USD) 206 B
USD:RMB Exchange Rate 1:6.5
Average Mfg Employee Wage (per month) 1,947 RMB
Average Industrial Facility Cost (per month) 16.4 RMB/m2
Access to Logistics Very Good

Fujian Manufacturing & Investment Information

Fujian is known for its active trading relationship with foreign countries, as well as its strength in the electronics, feather, fur, mineral products, and fishing industries. Fujian holds half of China’s ocean fisheries.  In 2008, Fujian had a GDP of USD 158.7 billion.  In 2010, Fujian increased its GDP to USD 206 billion, largely due to its expansive ports and stronghold in shipping and logistics. Fujian is located in an excellent position for trade with Taiwan.  The West Taiwan Straits Trading Zone (WTSTZ) has been used by the Chinese Central Government to increase foreign economic relations.  Fujian is seen as the fulcrum to mainland China strengthening its relationship with Taiwan.

Major Cities in Fujian Fujian’s Main Industries
  • Fuzhou
  • Xiamen
  • Quanzhou
  • Zhangzhou
  • Putian
  • Ningde
  • Electronics
  • Feather & Fur
  • Mineral Products
  • Fisheries

Fujian & Foreign Investment

In 2008, Fujian utilized USD 5.67 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Fujian has received investment from 98 Fortune 500 companies, including Nokia, ExxonMobil, Dell, Boeing, Kodak, and GE.  In 2008, it had a GDP of USD 158.7 billion, owed largely to its large ports and stronghold in shipping and logistics. Fujian’s professional workforce is fed by 67 universities and other institutions of higher education with a total enrollment of approximately 410,000 students.

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