Chinanews.com, November 24th. On the afternoon of the 24th, the State Council Information Office held a press conference on consumer poverty alleviation to help win the battle against poverty.
Guo Lanfeng, Deputy Secretary-General of the National Development and Reform Commission, introduced the basic situation of consumption poverty alleviation at the meeting.
He pointed out that, according to preliminary statistics, since the beginning of 2019, a total of nearly 500 billion yuan has been directly purchased or helped to sell specialty agricultural products in poor areas.
Guo Lanfeng said that the National Development and Reform Commission has united multiple departments and units to open up the entire process of production, circulation, and consumption, coordinate the government, enterprises, and society, to effectively and orderly promote consumption poverty alleviation.
One is the gradual improvement of the policy system.
Issued and implemented the "Guiding Opinions on Deepening the Consumption Poverty Alleviation and Helping to Win the Fight against Poverty", formulating and promulgating the "Consumer Poverty Alleviation Action Plan (2019-2020)" and the "Consumer Poverty Alleviation Help Decisively Win the Poverty Alleviation Action Plan 2020", etc. The policy documents provide guidance for the in-depth development of poverty alleviation through consumption.
All regions and departments have formulated 100 supporting documents based on their actual conditions, and established a “1+N” policy system for poverty alleviation through consumption.
The second is the continuous innovation of consumption poverty alleviation methods and the continuous expansion of effects.
In response to the differences in products and services in poverty-stricken areas, as well as the problems encountered in the sales process, various aspects have strengthened channel innovation, strengthened coordination services, and new models such as targeted procurement, purchase instead of donation, and purchase instead of help continue to emerge to promote the scale of consumption poverty alleviation Rapid growth.
According to preliminary statistics, since the beginning of 2019, a total of nearly 500 billion yuan has been directly purchased or helped to sell specialty agricultural products in poor areas.
Among them, it was more than 160 billion yuan in 2019, and more than 330 billion yuan in the first 10 months of this year, which is twice the size of the entire year in 2019.
The third is the initial formation of an atmosphere for the whole society to participate in consumption poverty alleviation.
The National Development and Reform Commission and relevant departments have successfully held two national consumer poverty alleviation forums in Suzhou, Jiangsu and Yan'an, Shaanxi. During the forums, they issued the "Initiation of Mobilizing All Social Forces to Participate in Consumer Poverty Alleviation" and "Consolidating and Expanding Consumption Poverty Alleviation Achievements in Yan'an consensus".
In September of this year, the Poverty Alleviation Office of the State Council and the National Development and Reform Commission jointly hosted the National Consumer Poverty Alleviation Month event to guide and mobilize the whole society to buy and help sell agricultural products in poverty-stricken areas, and promote the formation of consumer poverty alleviation "Everyone can do it for everyone. "Wish to do, everyone can do" the whole society participation pattern.
Guo Lanfeng said that the work practice in recent years has made us deeply aware that the consumption of products and services in poverty-stricken areas is not only a way of helping poor people to increase their incomes and get rid of poverty, but also a Chinese national tradition of "support from all parties in the face of difficulties". Virtue is a concentrated expression in the fight against poverty; it not only helps poor people sell specialty agricultural products, but more importantly, guides poor people to carry forward the glorious tradition of "work to get rich and work out of poverty"; not only to promote production and supply in poor areas, It is also one of the measures to implement the strategy of expanding domestic demand and form a new development pattern.
Guo Lanfeng pointed out that the next step will be to work with relevant parties to further expand the work ideas for the consumption of products and services in poverty alleviated areas during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, to help consolidate the results of poverty alleviation, comprehensively revitalize the countryside, and promote common prosperity for all people.