1- Coordinates and handles Xiamen-related emergency situations in foreign countries, provides consular protections for legal persons within Xiamen’s jurisdiction in foreign countries;
2- Manages Xiamen’s activities conducted by overseas non-governmental organizations;
3- Provides assistances in foreign-related affairs, such as anti-terrorism and fighting against cults;
4- Coordinates major foreign-related events in Xiamen, examines and reports to higher departments the international conferences held by organizations in Xiamen;
5- Coordinates and guides relevant departments in management of foreign experts;
6- Assists the handling of foreign-related cases in Xiamen, coordinates and manages foreigners in Xiamen.
A delegation from Sasebo, Japan visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Jan 15 to 18 to explore the operation of cultural institutions in the city.
A delegation from Malaysia headed by Yeoh Soon Hin, executive councillor of Penang State, visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Jan 5 to 8.