Xiamen Free Trade Zone is currently home to 17 key national cultural exporters, the most among all national cultural export bases nationwide. [Photo provided to en.ftz.xm.gov.cn]
The 2023 annual meeting of the national cultural export bases' joint mechanism was held in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province on Aug 3.
Representatives from national cultural export bases around the country shared their experiences in promoting the high-quality development of the country's cultural trade during the event.
Xiang Yong, professor at Peking University's Institute of Cultural Industry, and Zhang Xianqing, profession at Xiamen University's School of Sociology and Anthropology, delivered keynote speeches at the meeting.
Officials from the Department of Trade in Services and Commercial Services of the Ministry of Commerce explained policies related to the construction of national cultural export bases.
A symposium on the imports and exports of film and television culture was also held during the meeting. This event saw film producers discussing the opportunities and challenges of international film exchanges.
Xiamen Free Trade Zone is currently home to 17 key national cultural exporters, the most among all national cultural export bases nationwide.
By the end of June, the zone had 2,731 cultural enterprises with a total registered capital of nearly 16.6 billion yuan ($2.31 billion).
During the first half of this year, the imports and exports of cultural products and services in the zone totaled 4.66 billion yuan, up 10.7 percent year-on-year.