Foreign investment to Xiamen – October tally
(chinadaily.com.cn), Updated: 2015-11-11
Xiamen attracted the most foreign investment in Fujian province from January to October 2015.
In total, 503 foreign-invested enterprises were set up in Xiamen during the ten-month period, a rise of 41.3 percent from the same period last year.
In the ten-month period, contracted foreign investment in Xiamen increased 23.1 percent from last year to reach $3.47 billion, exceeding the targeted number for the whole year of 2015 - $2.13 billion by 62.9 percent.
In the same time period, materialized foreign investment in Xiamen grew 0.2 percent from last year to reach $1.78 billion, fulfilling 85.2 percent of the target for all 12 months of 2015 and outpacing the target for the first 10 months by 2 percentage points.
Contracted foreign investment in Xiamen in the period accounted for 28.1 percent of the total contracted foreign investment in the entire Fujian province.
Over the same time, materialized foreign investment in Xiamen accounted for 27.4 percent of the total materialized foreign investment in the province.
Xiamen was the leader in both contracted foreign investment and materialized foreign investment in Fujian province over the period.
Other cities that led the inbound foreign investment list in the province were (city name, contracted foreign investment, materialized foreign investment):
Fuzhou (the capital of Fujian), $3.02 billion, $1.38 billion
Quanzhou, $830 million, $1.36 billion
Zhangzhou, $820 million, $ 880 million