Xiamen (厦门)


Xiamen is a tier 2 city located within Fujian Province in East China.

In China's administrative hierarchy, Xiamen is classified as a "Sub-provincial City", meaning it enjoys a greater degree of autonomy than other prefecture-level cities governed under Fujian province control.

Map of Xiamen

Xiamen in Chinese

The official name of Xiamen in simplified Chinese characters and pinyin is:


In Chinese it is common to add the character for "City" (市) to the name. In such case Xiamen would be written:

Xiàmén shì

Xiamen Development Zones

Free Trade Zones in Xiamen

Since the establishment of the Fujian Free Trade Zone in 2015, the following sections within Xiamen have been designated as free trade zones:

  • Xiamen Area

High Tech Zones in Xiamen

The following high tech zones are located in Xiamen:

  • Xiamen Torch High-Tech Industry Development Zone (厦门火炬高技术产业开发区)
       - website: xmtorch.gov.cn
       - focus industries: Electronic information; Semi-conductor and integrated circuit; Software

Special Economic Zone in Xiamen

The Xiamen Special Economic Zone (厦门经济特区), was established in 1980 to encourage overseas investment.

Xiamen Transportation

Airports in Xiamen

Xiamen is served by the following airports:

  • Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (IATA: XMN | ICAO: ZSAM)

Xiamen Metro

The city of Xiamen's metro system commenced operation on 31 December 2017.

Xiamen Companies

High-profile Xiamen Companies

The following Chinese companies are headquartered in Xiamen:

  • 盛屯矿业集团股份有限公司 | Shengtun Mining Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门建发股份有限公司 | Xiamen C&D Co., Ltd.
  • 禹洲地产股份有限公司 | Yuzhou Real Estate Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门中骏集团有限公司 | Xiamen Zhongjun Group Co., Ltd.
  • 即发集团有限公司 | Jifa Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门住宅建设集团有限公司 | Xiamen Housing Construction Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门信达股份有限公司 | Xiamen Cinda Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门国贸控股集团有限公司 | Xiamen International Trade Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门国贸集团股份有限公司 | Xiamen International Trade Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门夏商集团有限公司 | Xiamen Xiashang Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门市嘉晟对外贸易有限公司 | Xiamen Jiasheng Foreign Trade Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门建发集团有限公司 | Xiamen C&D Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门恒兴集团有限公司 | Xiamen Hengxing Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门海沧投资集团有限公司 | Xiamen Haicang Investment Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门海澳集团有限公司 | Xiamen Haiao Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门港务控股集团有限公司 | Xiamen Port Holdings Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门禹洲集团股份有限公司 | Xiamen Yuzhou Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门经济特区房地产开发集团有限公司 | Xiamen Special Economic Zone Real Estate Development Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门翔业集团有限公司 | Xiamen Xiangye Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门航空开发股份有限公司 | Xiamen Airlines Development Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门象屿股份有限公司 | Xiamen Xiangyu Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门象屿集团有限公司 | Xiamen Xiangyu Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门路桥工程物资有限公司 | Xiamen Road and Bridge Engineering Materials Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门金龙汽车集团股份有限公司 | Xiamen Jinlong Automobile Group Co., Ltd.
  • 厦门钨业股份有限公司 | Xiamen Tungsten Industry Co., Ltd.
  • 大洲控股集团有限公司 | Dazhou Holding Group Co., Ltd.
  • 中骏集团控股有限公司 | Zhongjun Group Holdings Limited
  • 鹭燕医药股份有限公司 | Luyan Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
  • 福建三安集团有限公司 | Fujian San'an Group Co., Ltd.
  • 联发集团有限公司 | Lianfa Group Co., Ltd.

N.B. English names provided are based on automated translations and may not be consistent with those used by the companies

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