The gross output of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishery industry hit 131.728 billion in 2005, an increase of 5.1% over the previous year. It is the greatest growth rate within the last five years. The output value of nine major products, namely livestock, aquatic product, vegetable, fruit, domestic fungus, tea, flower and cured tobacco, accounts for 77% of the total value of agricultural production. The agricultural cooperation between Fujian and Taiwan features distinctive effects. Enjoying a good growth potential, the export value of agricultural products in Fujian reaches USD 2.6 billion, in which the revenue in foreign exchange created from the exportation of spitchcock, canned food, orange, domestic fungus and egg ranks first in China, tea ranks second, vegetable ranks third and aquatic product ranks fifth.
The strategic decision of constructing the "green west coast of the Taiwan Straits" has been proposed on the provincial forestry working conference. The forestry production has witnessed steady development in 2005. The total area of afforestation & reforestation all the year around hit 69,600 hectares, in which the afforestation area reached 17,900 hectares and the reforestation area reached 51,700 hectares. Among those afforestation & reforestation areas, the proportion of private sectors has grown from 40.9% of the previous year to 52.8%. The forest cover rate of the entire province accounts for 62.96%, while the total output of merchantable timbers reaches 5,823,400 cubic meters, a growth rate of 12.3%.
The industrial production, continuing its rapid growth, is able to provide breakthroughs in stimulating the growth of national economy. In 2005, the gross industrial output value of Fujian reached RMB 1,000.1 billion (an increase of 16.2% over the previous year), while the industrial added value hit RMB 279.8 billion (an increase of 13.5%). The added value of three leading industry of Fujian, namely electronics, petrol-chemical and machinery, hit RMB 78 billion in 2005 (an increase of 15.2%), while that of traditional advantageous industries as knitting, metallurgy and construction material reached RMB 45 billion (an increase of 26.3%). The growth of power production has provided strong guarantee for the industrial development. The power output has increased 18%, while the power consumption has also increased 14%, in which the industrial power consumption increased 14%.
In 2005, the gross output of fishery economy in Fujian hit RMB 86.566 billion, featuring an increase of 10.56% over the previous year and accounting for 31.35% of the total agricultural output of Fujian. The added value of fishery economy reached RMB 48.384 billion, featuring an increase of 9.66% and accounting for 7.99% of the provincial GDP. The total output of aquatic products reached 5,912,100 tons (an increase of 3.22%), while the per capita consumption of aquatic products hit 168.39 kilograms (a growth of 2.45% over the previous year). The foreign exchange revenue created from the exportation of aquatic products hit USD 0.85 billion (an increase of 57.7%), and the output value of aquatic product processing reached RMB 16.198 billion, an increase of 21.22%.