Xiamen in East China's Fujian province reported a 29 percent year-on-year growth in cargo imports and exports during the first quarter of this year with a value of 185.39 billion yuan ($28.38 billion), local media outlets reported.
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and the visiting South Korea's Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong met in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, on April 3.
Two new shipping routes were named after the Silk Road Maritime, increasing the total number of routes under the brand to 72, including 55 in Xiamen.
A global investment promotion conference marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of Xiamen University was held in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, on April 7, with nearly 1,000 alumni from around the world in attendance.
China is expanding cross-border e-commerce pilot zones as part of the efforts to provide new impetus to imports and consumption, experts said.
In the context of China's utilization of foreign direct investment this year, stabilizing the scale and improving the growth level will be the main tasks.
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met the visiting Republic of Korea's Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, on April 3.