Automotive parts exports from Fujian reached 826.74 million renminbi (US$100 million), making the province one of China's top auto parts exporters.

Some 48 Taiwanese companies have invested Rmb 2 billion (US$241.55 million) to build car parts factories in Fujian cities, including Fuzhou and Xiamen.

Fujian manufactured vehicle parts valued at Rmb 4.27 billion (US$515.7 million) in 2000, an increase of 32 percent over 1999. Profits totalled Rmb 410 million (US$49.52 million), a rise of 48 percent.