Quanzhou is a prefecture-level city near the Taiwan Strait in the Fujian Province. It is the largest metropolitan region of the province. It was a major port in the country for foreign traders. This city was famous as one of the most prosperous and glorious cities in the world.
The city has a Buddhist temple, Hindu temples, Islamic mosques, Christian churches, a Catholic cathedral, and Franciscan monasteries. It was one of the first 24 famous historic, cultural cities approved by the government.
The Economy of the City
In the ancient times following were the major items of exports from this region:
Cloth made of grass,
Different districts and counties of the city have their own specialized products.
This city has a strong base in the manufacturing sector.
Following is the industry-wise share of the city in the export of the country:
Textile and apparel – 10%
Stone – 50%
Resi handicrafts – 70%
Ceramics – 70%
Candy – 20%
Sports shoes – 80%
Main Industries in Quanzhou
This is a city of entrepreneurs. It is a major producer of:
Textiles and garments