Fujian is called “Min” for short.
This province had developed rapidly during the period of the Tang Song and Yuan Dynasties. It was during that period that Quanzhou became a major trading port of China. Culture and literature flourished here. It was officially a province in both the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
The Southeast area has five cities and counties – Fuzhou, Xiamen, Putian, Quanzhou, and Zhangzhou. These cities and counties are the economic hubs of the province.
Agriculture plays a significant role in the economy of this province. The famous Isle, Lakes, and Mountains make it an attractive place for tourists to visit.
The main exports are to the US, Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Germany.
The major export items are machinery, garments, accessories, and footwear.
The principal imports are from Taiwan, the US, Japan, and Australia.
Hong Kong is the prime source of foreign investment.
The vast coastal areas make it favorable for fishing.
The province was a leading center for the trade of silk and tea at the beginning of the 16th century.
A significant role is played by private enterprises in foreign trade. It ranks sixth in the export volumes among all provinces in the country.
All cities are linked by the high speed rails, the expressways connect all counties, every township has access to the trunk road, and buses run through each village in this province.
Main Industries in Fujian
It has 86 different grades of minerals. These natural deposits make it productive.
This province has improved and expanded its infrastructure. It connects well to the northern and the central parts of the country by railways.
It is among the biggest electronics centers in the country. The reserves of iron ore of the province rank among one of the best in the country.