China News Service, March 7th. On March 7th, the State Council Information Office held a press conference on "Adhering to Stability at the Head, Seeking Progress in Stability, and Promoting New Progress in High-quality Development". Hu Zucai, deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission, said that the international The commodity price situation is more severe, complex and uncertain. The prices of coal, natural gas and iron ore remain high, and the prices of corn and other grains are also on the rise, posing new challenges to ensuring domestic supply and stabilizing prices.
In 2022, adhere to the bottom-line thinking, comprehensively implement policies and precise control, and make every effort to ensure the supply and price of bulk commodities.
The first is to do a good job in ensuring food supply and price stability to ensure food security.
The price of food is the foundation of a hundred prices, and when the price of food is stable, there is a solid "ballast stone" for stabilizing the price.
my country's rice, wheat and other rations have abundant stocks and sufficient supplies, and are completely self-sufficient. This year, we will stabilize the sown area and output, and do a good job in ensuring the supply and price of chemical fertilizers. We will keep the amount of grain stable and the price stable, and ensure that the Chinese people's rice bowl is firmly on their own. hands.
At the same time, we will intensify efforts to ensure supply and price of corn and soybeans, tap domestic potential, vigorously implement projects to increase the production capacity of soybeans and oilseeds, make rational use of international resources, strengthen reserve adjustment, and maintain a balance between supply and demand.
The second is to do a good job in ensuring energy supply and price stability to ensure energy security.
The key is to do a good job in ensuring the supply and price of coal.
my country's coal accounts for 56% of the total energy consumption, and coal-fired power generation accounts for about 60%. If the coal price is stable, the electricity price will be stable, and the "basic price" of the energy price will be stable.
Recently, the National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice to further improve the coal market price formation mechanism, improve the coal price range regulation, and achieve a better combination of an efficient market and a promising government.
In the next step, we will fully implement this major reform to ensure that the reform measures are implemented and effective.
Improve the coal production, supply, storage and sales system, improve the ability to adjust supply and demand, ensure a reasonable and sufficient production capacity, strengthen the management of market expectations, guide the operation of coal prices within a reasonable range, and improve the coal and electricity price transmission mechanism to ensure safe and stable supply.
The third is to ensure the supply and price of important mineral products and ensure the safety of the industrial chain and supply chain.
Increase domestic exploration and development efforts such as iron ore, accelerate the construction of mineral product bases, expand recycling and utilization of scrap steel and other renewable resources, enhance domestic resource security capabilities, strengthen import and export regulation, and resolutely curb the blind development of high-energy-consuming, high-emission, and low-level projects , to promote the safe supply of important mineral products and the basic stability of prices.
The fourth is to keep an eye on market trends and strengthen market supervision in accordance with the law.
Pay close attention to the supply and demand and price trends of key commodity markets, and strengthen monitoring, analysis, and judgment.
Maintain the high-pressure situation of market supervision, strengthen the joint supervision of the futures and spot markets, and severely crack down on illegal activities such as fabricating and spreading information on price increases, hoarding, and driving up prices. In particular, malicious speculation by capital will be resolutely cracked down.
The fifth is to do a good job in ensuring the basic livelihood of the people in need, and stick to the bottom line of people's livelihood.
Guide all localities to earnestly implement the price subsidy linkage mechanism, activate and fully issue temporary price subsidies in a timely manner, and effectively protect the basic life of the people in need.