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Global member - Xiamen


Xiamen, on the southeastern coast of China, to the west of Taiwan Strait, comprises Xiamen Island proper, Gulangyu (Gulang Island) and the coastal part of north Jiulong River. It has a land area of more than 1565.09 square kilometers and a sea area of 300 square kilometers. Because of such favourable conditions, Xiamen becomes an international seaport scenery city and a famous tourist coastal city as well. It has a population of about 3.6 million.

As one of the earliest special economic zones in China, Xiamen is empowered with both provincial-level authorities in economic administrator and local legislative power. Since the special economic zone was established in Xiamen. The City's national economy has experienced a sustained, rapid and coordinated growth. Xiamen has been accredited as a National Sanitary City, National Garden City and National Model City for environmental Protection and National Excellent Tourist City.

Xiamen port is one of the top 10 ports of China .It boasts of 80 berths of various sizes. There are navigation routes from Xiamen to over 60 ports in more than 40 countries and regions. With 62 international and domestic air routes opened, Xiamen gaoqi international Airport is a main air hub in east China. The well-developed system of railway and highway transportation links the city with all over the country.

Xiamen enjoys various modern telecommunication services such as international Direct Dial (IDD), Digital Data Special Telephone Line (DDN), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Express Mail Service (EMS), giving a quick and convenient connection with the outside world.

There are more than 600 financial institutions in operation in Xiamen. In addition to the state owned banks and the joint venture banks in the city, overseas banks such as Citibank (USA), bank of Orient(USA), Standard Chartered Bank (UK), Credit Lyonnais Bank (France),ING Bank(Netherlands), the Daiichi Kangyo Bank Ltd. (Japan) and Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC). Have all established their branches or representative offices in Xiamen.

Xiamen has established economic and trade relations with 162 countries and regions worldwide. Xiamen is recognized as one of the most attractive locations for foreign investors.

Xiamen is one of China's most famous cities for hosting conventions and exhibitions. Xiamen international Conference & Exhibition Center boasts as one of the nation’s best convention and exhibition center for its complete facilities and the most satisfying services. Xiamen’s conditions and the services for hosting international exhibition events have reached the first class of their kinds.