China News Service, July 9th, Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng said on the 9th that this year, in order to speed up the improvement of the new oil circulation management system, the Ministry of Commerce has drafted the "Opinions on Promoting the High-Quality Development of the Circulation of Petroleum Product Oils" in collaboration with various departments. ", on the basis of publicly soliciting opinions and suggestions from all walks of life, it has been revised and improved. The relevant procedures are currently being performed and will be introduced in the near future.
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The Ministry of Commerce held a regular online press conference on the 9th. At the meeting, a reporter asked: The Ministry of Commerce recently abolished the crude oil and refined oil market management measures. What is the reason for this?
In response, Gao Feng said that the newly abolished management methods for the crude oil and refined oil market were formulated by the Ministry of Commerce in 2006, and "played a positive role in regulating the order of the domestic circulation of petroleum refined oil."
How to manage the crude oil and refined oil market next? Gao Feng said that in August last year, the General Office of the State Council issued the "Opinions on Accelerating the Development of Circulation and Promoting Commercial Consumption", which explicitly abolished the qualification approval of petroleum refined oil wholesale warehousing operations and delegated the qualification approval of refined oil retail operation qualifications to prefectural and municipal governments.
“According to the State Council’s “Release Management Service” reform requirements, the Ministry of Commerce issued the “Notice on Doing a Good Job in the Reform of Petroleum Product Circulation Management “Release Management Service” in December, instructing local governments to do a good job in approving cancellation and devolution policies, Clearly, the municipal people's government is responsible for reviewing and approving the qualification of refined oil retail operations in the region, and after clearing the approval of the wholesale and storage operations, enterprises must still comply with laws on safety, environmental protection, fire protection, quality, taxation, transportation, meteorology, measurement, etc. Regulatory requirements, and pointed out that the crude oil and refined oil market management measures will be abolished in due course." Gao Feng said.
Gao Feng said that since this year, in order to speed up the improvement of the new oil circulation management system, the Ministry of Commerce has drafted the "Opinions on Promoting the High-Quality Development of the Circulation of Petroleum Product Oil" in collaboration with various departments. It has been revised and improved, and the relevant procedures are currently being performed, which will be introduced in the near future. "We will step up our guidance to all regions, fully implement the reform task of'delegating management and service', promote the standardized, orderly, and high-quality development of oil circulation, better serve people's livelihood, and expand consumption."