Support Qinghai food basket project to ease food prices rose too high

attended the two session of the twelve National People’s Congress of the National People’s Congress Wang Yubo, Han Yongdong, Bi Shengzhong, Li Komatsu, Nimazo Mar suggested a joint support of Qinghai province "food basket" project to ease food prices rose too high.

suggested that Qinghai province is located in the hinterland of Qinghai Tibet Plateau, with an average elevation of 3000 meters, the annual average temperature of -5.6 to 8.6 degrees Celsius, in addition to the eastern the Yellow River Valley and the Huangshui River Basin annual frost free period of 150 days, in most of the frost free period is less than 50 days, hard natural conditions greatly restricted in vegetable production. Because most vegetables transported from other provinces by supply, coupled with our province territory, long distance, high transport costs, resulting in the high price of vegetables in our province. 2013 Qinghai CPI rose 3.9%, higher than the national average of 1.3 percentage points, of which food prices rose by, the impact of CPI rose by 2.88 percentage points, accounting for CPI rose by 73.8%.

suggested that the province’s economic base is weak, low income, food prices have a certain impact on the lives of the masses. Although the market price control efforts were intensified in recent years in our province, but because of local financial capacity is limited, the overall prices rose a larger trend is still difficult to change, therefore wants the state to increase the support of our province.


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