1- Develops friendship and cooperation relations with some foreign organizations, non-governmental organizations and individuals;
2- Coordinates works and provides services to overseas Chinese and organizations;
3- Handles Taiwan-related overseas Chinese affair work together with some relevant departments;
4- Contacts with Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and China Overseas Exchange Association, undertakes routine work of Xiamen People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
Xiamen recently donated 105 books to its sister city in the Philippines, Cebu, to celebrate Cebu-Xiamen Friends Day which falls on Oct 26.
Elod Tasnady, consulate general of Hungary in Shanghai, visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Sept 25 to 26 to seek business cooperation with the Chinese city.