A total of 784 investment projects involving 15.9 billion U.S. dollars, including 13.5 billion U.S. dollars in overseas capital, were signed at the 12th Xiamen International Fair for Investment and Trade that concluded here in the southeast Fujian Province on Thursday.
On the fair, foreign trade contracts worth 27.53 million U.S. dollars were signed, including 16.61 million U.S. dollars in exports and 10.92 million U.S. dollars in imports.
The fair, which ran from Sept. 8 to 11, attracted 55,000 investors and traders from both home and abroad. Among them, there were more than 13,000 overseas participants from 126 countries and regions.
In total 445 overseas delegations from 104 countries and regions attended the event, according to the organizers.
The 12th session of the fair covered a floor space of 52,000 square meters, the largest ever in its history.
The fair, co-sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development , was first held in 1997.