China News Service, Guangzhou, December 17 (Tang Guijiang, Kong Fandong, Pan Zaiyi) A reporter learned from the Guangzhou branch of the People's Bank of China on the 17th that recently, the bank and the Guangdong Provincial Financial Supervision and Administration have officially identified and announced 100 Guangdong Province mobile payment demonstration towns in 2021. In addition to the list of 10 high-quality mobile payment demonstration towns, the mobile payment service environment in rural areas has been further improved, and the effect of the “town-level hub” of financial services for rural revitalization has gradually emerged.

  It is understood that the construction of a mobile payment demonstration town in Guangdong Province will be launched nationwide in 2020, and it has received great attention from the provincial party committee and government, and has been included as one of the important measures for Guangdong Province’s financial support to comprehensively promote rural revitalization.

Since 2021, the People’s Bank of China Guangzhou Branch has further organized banks and payment institutions in the province to launch the second round of mobile payment demonstration towns, and through the three-pronged approach of “expanding, improving quality, and increasing efficiency”, it promotes mobile payment in promoting rural livability. Significant progress has been made in the areas of business suitability, high-quality and high-efficiency agriculture, and affluent farmers.

  Data shows that from January to November 2021, a total of 11.881 million mobile payment transactions occurred in the mobile payment demonstration towns under construction and completion in Guangdong Province, with an amount of 852 million yuan.

  "Grasping the construction of the mobile payment service environment in the township will be able to effectively play the role of the link between Shanglian County and Xialian Village in the township, and effectively enhance the financial gathering and radiation capabilities of the township, so as to promote the extension of mobile payment to the vast rural areas." The person in charge of the bank's Guangzhou branch told reporters.

  The bank worked with the Guangdong Provincial Financial Supervision and Administration Bureau to formulate a three-year plan for the construction of mobile payment demonstration towns in Guangdong Province, and promoted Yunfu, Huizhou and other local governments to incorporate the construction of mobile payment demonstration towns into important measures to comprehensively promote rural revitalization and accelerate agricultural and rural modernization. Refine tasks and measures year by year, clarify quantitative indicators, organize banks, payment institutions and China UnionPay Guangdong branch in the province to carry out the upgrading and transformation of mobile payment acceptance equipment, and the construction of mobile payment convenience scenarios, so as to expand and strengthen the mobile payment "town-level" hub".

  At present, in the newly-built mobile payment demonstration town in Guangdong Province, the transformation rate of merchants with "one code universal" is as high as 98.29%, which has led to the creation of 107 mobile payment demonstration business districts and 3960 demonstration sites.

  Guangdong Province Mobile Payment Demonstration Towns have been constructed in accordance with the pace of 100 in one year. By November 2021, 200 mobile payment demonstration towns have been successfully completed. The initial formation of a good situation of expanding year by year, catching up with you, and forging ahead together.

  Beginning in 2021, the People’s Bank of China Guangzhou Branch will continue to deepen the construction of mobile payment demonstration towns. Based on the actual conditions of various places, on the basis of the original provincial mobile payment demonstration towns, 10 high-quality demonstration towns will be built with high stations and high standards, which is effective Giving full play to the leading role of the geese, a large and powerful mobile payment town with distinctive characteristics has been built in the Pearl River Delta and the eastern and western regions of Guangdong.

  "After two years of construction and practice, the mobile payment demonstration town in Guangdong Province has gone from'first trial' to'steady and steady', igniting the spark of payment services for rural revitalization." The relevant person in charge of the People's Bank of China Guangzhou Branch said, "The next step, the people The Guangzhou branch of the bank continued to build a number of mobile payment demonstration towns with distinctive features and highlights, connecting the towns to form a line, and line to area, and radiate to drive mobile payment services and smart transportation, smart life, smart medical care, smart elderly care and other livelihood convenience scenarios Deeply integrate applications, fully realize the popularization and application of mobile payment in rural areas of Guangdong, and strive to create a'Guangdong model' with financial support for comprehensively promoting rural revitalization."

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