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Multiple advantages for investing in Xiamen FTZ

ftz.xm.gov.cn|Updated: March 20, 2023

The Xiamen Area of China (Fujian) Pilot Free Trade Zone – located in the city of Xiamen, in East China's Fujian province – is a pilot FTZ that is well served by its infrastructure, its maritime sector – as well as its land, air and railways transportation and by it being a primary cruise ships homeport.

I. Location

• A port city with a long and established history

• A major gateway connecting the Chinese mainland to the world

• A strategic node on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

• A strategic platform for cross-Straits dialogue and cooperation

• A key international shipping hub

• A pivot city in the national dual circulation strategy and home to three comprehensive bonded zones

II. Well-connected port

• One of the top four cruise ships homeports in China

• The first zone in China to deploy the supervision model of "Bonded Supplies of Imported Food to Cruises"

• One of the top six international airport hubs in the Chinese mainland

• 187 air routes, including direct flights to over 120 cities

• High-speed railways: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in three hours; Shanghai in five hours

• Shenyang-Haikou Expressway, Xiamen-Chengdu Expressway

• China-Europe (Xiamen) Railway Express, a new logistics route of national significance

• One of the top four international shipping centers in China

• A crucial container port connecting international shipping arteries

• A major port for cross-Straits shipping

• The 7th and 13th largest port in China and the world, respectively, by container throughput

III. Open business environment

• Innovation Base of the BRICS Partnership on New Industrial Revolution

• National cross-border e-commerce comprehensive pilot area

• National cultural export base

• National demonstration city for supply chain innovation, applications

• Pilot city for new international offshore trade

• Pilot city for architect accountability system

• National cross-Straits youth entrepreneurship base

• Pilot city for innovation in bonded supervision of integrated circuits

• China Xiamen (Kitchen & Bath) Speedy IPR Protection Center

• 144-hour visa-free transit facility