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A city of booming industry
2012-10-31

  Vibrant industrial development

  Jimei District actively participates in the strategic program by the municipal government to vigorously promote urban integration within and outside the island, boost the secondary and tertiary industries, expand domestic and global demands, enhance people’s livelihood for harmony and strengthen party building to guard the development. In the progress of the accelerated urbanization, effective efforts will be made to ensure the success of the three major platform constructions and the five project implementation, and to strive for Jimei leaps and bounds with technology. 

  2010 was a landmark year in the history of Jimei development. It realized a GDP of RMB 28.53 billion, an increase of 22.08%, an industrial output value of RMB 67.047 billion, a 35.07% increase, fixed asset investment at RMB 20.568 billion, up 25.32%, total fiscal revenue of RMB 4.064 billion, an increase of 35.26%, total retail sales of consumer goods at RMB 5.43 billion, up 16.7% and per capita disposable income of urban residents at RMB 26,239, an increase of 10.9%.

  Rapid expansion of advanced manufacturing

  Years of faithful efforts towards a strong industrial area has shaped Jimei into a busy industrial district with great strength and potentials. It hosts three industrial areas of Xinglin Taiwanese Investment Zone, Jimei Taiwanese Investment Zone and Xiamen Machinery Industrial Park. Jimei Taiwanese Investment Zone is listed as a national new-type industrialization demonstration base. Of the 1088 Taiwan-funded enterprises in the Zone, 177 have annual output value surpassing RMB 50 million, including 102 billion-worth companies. It is in possession of a number of well-known trademarks in China, such as Cheng Shin Tire, Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry, Xiamen XGMA MachineryXiamen Anne, Sakura, LEELEN, and WISH.

  Modern services as half of the economic strength

  Modern service industry in Jimei started to develop in 2008, and soon got on the fast track with the acceleration of integration of inland and outland of Xiamen. The tertiary industry has been on the rapid rise to make up half of the overall industrial strength in Jimei by structure, accounting for a portion in the overall industrial value 2.7 percentage points more than the target set in the Eleventh Five-Year Plan.  

  Trade, logistics, tourism, cultural innovation, animation, operation center and other key areas are making remarkable progress. Renowned businesses have swarmed in such as XYM Furniture Plaza and 4S Shop of Shenyang Machine Tool (Fujian). Large commercial centers as Shengguoyuan Business Center and large logistics centers such as Qianchang Freight Train Station, Jimei Logistics Park, and Automotive Logistics Center are under construction in Jimei. Tourist enterprises are making contribution, too. The first high-star hotel Xiamen Jingmin North Bay Hotel is open to use and so is Shuanglongtan Pool Resort.

   Innovation boosting productivity growth

  Innovation capability has been well transformed into productive power in Jimei. The platform by major research centers forms the industry-oriented technological innovation system, which is strongly supported by the intelligence of the university town and the investment from the local government. Jimei has been honored for times as a National Scientific and Technological Progress Advanced District in the national assessment of technological progress. Contribution from technological progress accounts for 60% of the economic growth rate in Jimei.

   Vitality from industrial growth in the next five years

  

  During the period of the 12th Five-Year Plan, Jimei District will strive to build the Industrial Development & Vitality Zone, representing the important and advanced manufacturing base, the modern logistics base, the regional commerce service center and the regional center of culture, sports and tourism for the economic zone on the western side of the Taiwan Straits. Efforts will be made to push the Jimei New Town development forward on a powerful two wheel drive of the up-to-date manufacturing industry and the modern services. By 2015, Jimei economy will be sustained by contributions from the secondary and tertiary industries half and half. The advanced manufacturing base, the modern logistics base, the regional commerce service center and the regional center of culture, sports and tourism leisure will each take shape.

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