Home appliances to the countryside policy added five aspects
In order to help farmers to cope with the current international financial crisis and stimulate domestic consumption demand, the work of home appliances to the countryside has been launched nationwide in February 1st this year. In order to give full play to the role of the policy, the fifty-first executive meeting of the State Council held on 19 May decided to further increase the implementation of the policy of "home appliances to the countryside".
Ministry of finance, the Ministry of Commerce responsible comrades for this policy, 20, accepted an exclusive interview with reporters.
Reporter: the State Council executive meeting proposed to further increase the home appliances and other efforts to implement the policy of expanding domestic demand, the introduction of the new policy measures what?
The Ministry of finance, the Ministry of Commerce: in accordance with the spirit of the State Council executive meeting, the increase of home appliances to the countryside policy implementation efforts, including the specific content of the following five aspects:
First, we will increase subsidies for household appliances to the countryside again. The farmers buy color TV, refrigerator (freezer), washing machine, four types of mobile phone products to give financial subsidies, the new motorcycle, computer, water heater and air conditioning products from the four provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) choose two kinds of policy adjustments, to a nationwide unified implementation. At the same time, two types of microwave ovens and electromagnetic ovens with higher desire for farmers will be added. In this way, the nationwide implementation of household appliances subsidies to the countryside has increased to 10 categories. Among them, the motorcycle included in the upcoming implementation of “ car to the countryside ” subsidy channels.
Two is to adjust the subsidy product purchase policy, from the original household per type of home appliances to the countryside purchase 1 units, subsidies products to 2 units.
Three is the implementation of home appliances to the countryside of Xinjiang, the local matching funds in Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Tibet, Guangxi and other 5 ethnic minority autonomous regions and the 51 hardest hit County of Wenchuan earthquake, replaced by the central government in full commitment, these areas will be based on the financial situation to increase subsidies for home appliances to the countryside.
The four is to simplify the financial subsidy payment procedures, by the Department of Finance and organization of home appliances to the countryside joint meeting of members of the unit personnel to the countryside, in the premise of ensuring safety of funds, as far as possible in the sales outlets on-site audit payment of subsidies. Cash flow may be used in remote areas where the banking network is underdeveloped.
Five is to improve the product bidding methods. In accordance with the characteristics of the rapid upgrading of household electrical appliances, the principle of bidding once a year. For mobile phones and other technology updates fast, fast price changes, products can be half a cycle for bidding. To ensure the quality of circulation network is relatively perfect for rural products and enterprises, simplifying the tender approach.
Xinhua News Agency reporter: the next step in the implementation of home appliances to the countryside policy is what?
The Ministry of finance, Ministry of Commerce, the next step is to give full play to the role of the inter ministerial joint conference system for home appliances to the countryside, to further strengthen the supervision and management of product quality, price, home appliances, customer service service subsidies etc..
We will also establish and improve the incentive and restraint mechanism, for failure to comply with the commitment of enterprises will take the withholding of deposit, disqualification and other measures to punish, promote enterprises to accelerate industrial upgrading, design, development, production of high-quality home appliance products suitable for the characteristics of rural consumption, accelerate the improvement of customer service and the service system of rural distribution network, real leverage fiscal policy, enlarge policy effectiveness.
Plan March by the Ministry of finance, the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of industry and information technology led by the joint system member units to participate in the formation of joint Inspectorate group, the work of home appliances to the countryside overall supervision, to ensure policy implementation.