On January 21, the State Council Information Office held a press conference.

During the Beijing Winter Olympics, many foreigners will come to Beijing. Regarding the issue of safeguarding the use of foreign exchange, Wang Chunying, deputy director of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, said that in December 2021, the foreign exchange bureau issued policies and measures to safeguard the use of foreign exchange for the Beijing Winter Olympics. Improve the level of foreign exchange facilitation during the Beijing Winter Olympics.

Among them, it is necessary to simplify the foreign exchange business process and material review of individuals within and outside the specified areas, provide foreign currency exchange and self-service machine services for the Winter Olympics; facilitate relevant domestic and foreign institutions to open current account foreign exchange settlement accounts, and handle foreign exchange subsidies, bonuses and tax refunds; support; Under the premise of controllable risks, more banks will provide facilitation services for foreign tourists to use mobile payment tools for small-amount consumption; during the Beijing Winter Olympics, in case of emergency and special foreign exchange business, special cases will be given. policies to meet business needs.

(Dong Zeyu)

Responsible editor: [Wang Shanshan]