Xiamen maintained top position within Fujian province in terms of contractual foreign capital in 2019. A total of 1,322 foreign invested enterprises were newly set up in 2019 in Xiamen, up 8.8 percent year-on-year.
Contractual foreign capital was 35.52 billion yuan ($5.11 billion), accounting for 32 percent of the province's total, and paid-up foreign capital was 13.42 billion yuan, an increase of 25 percent year-on-year and accounting for 42.6 percent of the province's total amount.