China News Service, Beijing, October 20 (Reporter Zhou Rui) Meng Wei, spokesman for China's National Development and Reform Commission, said on the 20th that in order to promote the transformation and upgrading of consumption of automobiles and home appliances, the department will promote the shift from restricted automobile purchases to guided use.

  Meng Wei made these remarks at a press conference held by the National Development and Reform Commission that day.

She said that China's consumption recently showed three characteristics:

  One is the steady growth of essential consumer goods, and the rapid growth of upgraded products.

China's auto sales have maintained a year-on-year growth rate above 10% for five consecutive months.

Especially during the "Eleventh" Golden Week, the sales of key monitored vehicles in Beijing, Zhejiang, and Yunnan increased by 23.5%, 20.3% and 14.1% year-on-year respectively.

  Second, offline consumption continued to rebound, and online consumption maintained rapid development.

Traditional retail formats continued to improve, and the online retail sales of physical goods accounted for a steady increase in the total retail sales of consumer goods.

  Third, the resumption of business and the market accelerated, and service consumption resumed in an orderly manner.

During the "Eleventh" Golden Week, the average daily sales of national retail and catering key monitoring enterprises increased by 4.9% year-on-year, and domestic tourist arrivals and tourism income recovered 79.0% and 69.9% year-on-year respectively.

  Meng Wei pointed out that in the next step, the National Development and Reform Commission will speed up filling up the soft and hard shortcomings of consumption, stabilize consumption in key areas, tap new growth points in consumption, and create a good consumption environment in response to the blocking and difficult problems encountered in the process of boosting consumption. Promote the formation of a strong domestic market.

  One is to promote the development of new types of consumption.

The National Development and Reform Commission will expedite the introduction of measures to support the development of new types of consumption and new models, and foster the formation of a number of new consumption model cities and leading enterprises.

  The second is to promote the continuous growth of consumption of bulk commodities and services.

Promote the transformation and upgrading of consumption of automobiles and home appliances, promote the shift from restricted automobile purchases to guided use, encourage local governments to introduce policies to promote the replacement of old automobiles, promote the construction of parking lots and roadside parking facilities upgrades in major public buildings, and improve the recycling and treatment of waste home appliances The system supports the development of home appliances trade-in activities and promotes the consumption of home appliances.

Actively develop housing rental consumption to meet residential housing needs.

  The third is to actively expand rural consumption.

Aiming at the problem of rural consumption congestion, vigorously improve the comprehensive level of e-commerce and express delivery into the countryside and the modernization level of agricultural product circulation, accelerate the improvement of the county, township, and village three-level e-commerce service system and express logistics distribution system, and promote the branding of rural products and services , Standardization, digitization, and industrialization, to guide the extension of modern services to the countryside, accelerate the strengthening of weak links in rural consumption, and effectively boost rural consumption.

  The fourth is to build a multi-level consumer center. Focusing on the country's major regional development strategy, combined with the development planning of urban agglomerations and metropolitan areas, the overall layout and construction of a number of national consumption centers, regional consumption centers and local characteristic consumption centers. (Finish)