China News Service, June 30. The Ministry of Commerce held an online special press conference on the "Opinions of the General Office of the State Council on Supporting the Transfer of Exported Products to Domestic Sales." In response to the question "Whether export to domestic sales will increase competition pressure in the domestic market in the context of current epidemic prevention and control," Li Danghui, deputy director of the Consumer Promotion Department of the Ministry of Commerce, said that the transfer of high-quality export products to domestic sales is not just for the domestic market. The trade-off substitution relationship, like international trade, has both trade transfers, but more trade creation, and the transfer of more high-quality export products to domestic sales will further enrich the domestic market supply, increase consumer choice, and accurately match demand and drive consumption. upgrade.
Ministry of Commerce. (Information) Reporter Jin Shuo from China News Network
When talking about the current operation of the domestic market, Li Danghui said that with the major strategic achievements in the prevention and control of the new coronary pneumonia epidemic in China, a series of aid enterprises have been introduced around the "six stability" and "six guarantees" to rescue and stabilize jobs Policies and measures to promote consumption are gradually taking effect. The resumption of commerce and markets in various regions is accelerating, the order of life is gradually recovering, and the domestic consumer market has gradually improved. From January to May, the country’s total retail sales of consumer goods reached 1.387 billion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 13.5%. The decline was 5.5 percentage points narrower than the first quarter. In May, it decreased by 2.8%, and the decrease for three consecutive months has narrowed by 17.7 percentage points. Zhejiang, Fujian, Hainan, Henan, Shanghai and other places have achieved a change from falling to rising. Commodity consumption has rebounded steadily. The sales scale in May was close to the same period last year. Service consumption has gradually recovered. In May, catering revenue decreased by 18.9% year-on-year, and the decrease for two consecutive months has narrowed by 27.9 percentage points. The proportion of online consumption has increased. From January to May, the online retail sales of physical commodities increased by 11.5%; it accounted for 24.3% of total social zero, an increase of 5.4 percentage points year-on-year. The supply of necessities in the market is generally adequate. The recent continuous heavy rainfall in many places in the South has affected the local vegetable production, storage and transportation. The price of individual leafy vegetables has increased, but the supply channel is basically stable, the market replenishment is smooth, and the supply is generally guaranteed.
In addition, Li Danghui said that since the beginning of this year, China's consumer market has overcome the impact of the epidemic and achieved month-to-month recovery. The consumption of basic household goods has continued to increase. Upgraded commodities are more active. Under normalization, the demand and pursuit of people for a better life is still growing, which also reflects the great potential and resilience of China's consumer market.
Li Danghui pointed out that from another perspective, the transfer of high-quality export products to domestic sales is not just a substitute relationship for the domestic market. Like international trade, there are both trade transfers, but more trade creation and more The transfer of more high-quality export products to domestic sales will further enrich the domestic market supply, increase consumer choice, and accurately match demand, and promote consumption upgrades; at the same time, the long-term general international rules formed in the international market also help to improve and enhance the domestic business environment. Helping to circulate the “big artery” smoothly, stimulate market vitality and effective demand, help us fully release the advantages of large-scale market and the full potential of domestic demand, and finally promote the formation of a large domestic cycle, and promote the mutual promotion of domestic and international double cycles.