Recently， the Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Statistics submitted a "report card" of Xiamen's economic operation from January to August. In this period， the value added growth of industrial enterprises above designated size in the city increased by 4.9 percent year on year， seeing an upswing of 0.1 percentage points from January to July. With fixed-asset investments reaching 206.402 billion yuan， the city saw an increase of 10.0 percent over the same period last year. For secondary industries， investments in manufacturing were a sight to behold， with investments of 35.344 billion yuan， an increase of 28.0% year on year. The turnover volume of retail sales of consumer goods in the city totaled 185.01 billion yuan， an increase of 2.8 percent year on year. The total import-export volume of the city stood at 607.113 billion yuan， a growth of 5.5% year on year. The general income of the city's public budget totaled 118.964 billion yuan， an increase of 1.5%. Expenditures in the city's general public budget totaled 67.128 billion yuan， a growth of 5.2% year on year.
Xiamen's monthly import-export value to BRICS countries broke a record of 10 billion yuan in the month of August， totaling 11.55 billion yuan and increasing 56.3 percent， according to relevant data from Xiamen Customs. This included exports totaling 3.11 billion yuan， up 50.9 percent， and imports totaling 8.44 billion yuan， up 58.4 percent. From January to August this year， Xiamen's total imports and exports to other BRICS countries amounted to 59.39 billion yuan， with an increase of 26.2 percent year on year. This accounted for 9.8 percent of Xiamen's total import-export value， as Xiamen's imports to and exports from Russia， South Africa， and Brazil continued to show a steady increase. Xiamen's state-owned enterprises accounted for the highest proportion of imports and exports at 56.9%. Imported commodities mainly consisted of metal ores and ore sand， agricultural products， coal， and lignite. Exports were dominated by mechanical and electrical products and labor-intensive products.
Recently， Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Commerce promulgated the Follow-up Policies and Measures to Solidly Stabilize Business Economy to facilitate the stable development of enterprises in Xiamen. Priority will be given to strengthen the service assurance for key foreign-funded projects in the manufacturing sector and to facilitate the implementation and capital entry of projects. Xiamen will subsidize enterprises in terms of personnel and booth to stimulate them to explore the international market. New energy vehicle export enterprises will be given subsidies for booth fees and personnel costs for their participation in exhibitions abroad. To boost consumption， an extension will be given to the support policy period for each district in increasing the issuance of consumption vouchers and to the platform service policy period for catering enterprises. To promote second-hand car retailing，久久精品只有这里有大香焦精品久久 adjustments will be made to increase incentives for second-hand car retail enterprises. Xiamen will also continue to offer services that benefit enterprises to help them relieve their difficulties and reduce their burdens， and enhance the level of investment and trade facilitation.
On September 17， the 11th China Intelligence Industry Summit 2022 (CIIS 2022) kicked off in Xiamen. The two-day summit featured theme forums， dialogues with academicians and special topic sessions. This year， CIIS entered Xiamen with a view to the active exploration of advances in artificial intelligence technology innovation and integrated industrial development in China. Xiamen has become one of the most dynamic regions in China in terms of intelligence industry development thanks to its vigorous efforts to develop next-generation information technology industries such as the Internet of things， cloud computing， big data and high-performance integrated circuits， and to build a benchmark city for artificial intelligence. Xiamen will next capitalize on the building of the BRICS Partnership on the New Industrial Revolution Innovation Center to deepen the implementation of the digital economy-led strategy， and forge a global benchmark city for top artificial intelligence.