Home China Briefing China Travel China Market China Business China Economy China Culture China Directory
| Guide to China's Economy | Economic Growth in the PRC | Marketization of China's Economy | The Course of Economic Development | The Socialist Market Economy |  
You are here: China Window > China Economy > Guide to China's Economy > Fuzhou Economy
 

China Flights ― Search China flights in Real Time Discount Price Guaranteed Secure On-line Payment

China Trains ― the best online train schedule search service

Discount China Hotels ― Large China hotel booking
Beijing Hotels Shanghai Hotels Hongkong Hotels Xian Hotels Guangzhou Hotels Shenzhen Hotels
Canton fair hotel booking
China Window is always on the lookout for well-written China topic articles: Submit your China topic article
 

Fuzhou Economy

 

Fuzhou, capital of Fujian Province, is an industrial center and seaport on the Min River. The mineral esources are abundant. Among them, the reserve of Yela Stone is in the first place in China. The resources of forests, aquatic products and electron are abundant too. Fuzhou is the important industrial base in Fujian Province. The output value here can occupy 1/5 of the total output.

Manufactured products include chemicals, silk and cotton textiles, iron and steel, and processed food. Among its exports are fine lacquerware and handcrafted fans and umbrellas. The city's trade is mainly with Chinese coastal ports; exports of timber, food products, and paper move through the harbor at Guantou (Kuan-t'ou), which is located about 50 km downstream of Fuzhou on the Min River.

Fuzhou is the communication hub both for the water transport and for the land transport. Mawei Port is the out port that is in the northern part of Ma River. It has been the port for foreign trade since the ancient times in China. Fuzhou was opened to foreign trade in 1842 as a concession to the British after China was defeated in the first Opium War. From then until the late 19th century, Fuzhou was a major port for the export of tea. In 80's, Mawei was built as an economy and technique developing area. From then on, it has been one of the important trade ports in China. Now, it has the economic and trade relationship with about 22 countries and areas in the world.

For many years' development and construction, the High-tech Park has become the important new growth point for Fuzhou economy. Till 2000, the Park has totally 69 enterprises, of which 35 enterprises are ppraised as the high-tech enterprises by the Provincial Science Commission. They forms the economic structure taking the lead of high-tech industry which developed 497 items of hi-tech projects.

Return

About Us | Contact Us | Link To Us | Recommend Us | Partner With Us | Advertise With Us
Link Policy | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Article Policy | Advertising Terms
Site Map
Copyright 1994-2011 China Window. All rights reserved.
2Checkout.com, Inc. is an authorized retailer of China Window

powered by Big Mediumi