Fuzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Fuzhou Economic and Technological Development Zone (FETDZ,福州经济技术开发区) was established in January 1985 with the approval of the State Council. It is listed as one of the 14 economic and technological development zones in China and enjoys preferential policies.
Located in the eastern part of Fuzhou city, it faces Changle city in the southeast, adjoins Lianjiang County in the northeast, and borders Jinan district in the west. With a planning area of 23 square kilometers and a total coastline length of 59.8 kilometers, FETDZ consists of 5 major industrial parks and has jurisdiction over three towns and one street.
FETDZ boasts convenient transportation. Mawei Port, one of the top 10 ports in China, is located in the zone and Fuzhou Port is also located nearby. Besides being accessible by sea, FETDZ can also be reached easily by road, air and rail.
As the only industrial base in the country integrating the functions of state-level development zone, bonded zone, Taiwan business investment zone, science and technology park, and export-oriented processing zone, FETDZ is one of the preferred investment destinations for multinational companies and listed companies in Fuzhou, attracting more than 20 of the global Top 500 enterprises, such as Hitachi, Epson, Ricoh, JVC and LG.