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More provinces and cities nationwide to develop a taxi price adjustment measures

2007 1st Nations decided to adjust oil product prices, according to national related departments in Beijing informed the spirit, decided, on taxis by the Government released fuel temporary subsidy of 110 Yuan per month per vehicle, to absorb fuel price increases in the operating costs. News Agency, Wu Mang
Beijing, 15th, according to the national development and Reform Commission's Web site, 1st, domestic gasoline and diesel prices respectively increased by 500 yuan per ton, to the larger impact on the transportation industry. Local price administrative departments according to the different characteristics of the transportation sector and the situation on the ground, actively taking measures to ease oil price adjustments in a timely manner.
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Hebei, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guizhou, Shaanxi, and other 9 provinces, measures have been taken at favorable price. Guizhou will fuel additional standard mileage increased by 0.004 Yuan per person, Hunan will fuel additional standards increased by 0.5 Yuan per person, Fujian launched km 0.01 Yuan per person fuel surcharge, introduced 1 Yuan per person fuel surcharge in Shaanxi Province. Hebei, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi and other places have been issued or existing oil linkage mechanism, allow all over the city or the transport company, according to the actual situation of highway passenger transport price in the base price to float within the proper adjustment of the Government.
In Inner Mongolia, Jilin, Jiangsu, Shandong, Henan, Hainan, Chongqing, Yunnan, Gansu, Xinjiang and so on in 10 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the measures to be taken at favorable price. 23rd implemented fuel surcharges scheme in Yunnan province. In Shandong, Henan, Hainan, Chongqing, Gansu, intends to charge a fuel surcharge approved by the research. Jilin and Inner Mongolia to be issued a document requesting the State, in accordance with established linkage programmes, adjusted rates or introduce fuel surcharges scheme. Consider the timing of individual areas of Jiangsu and Xinjiang increased freight rates.
Tianjin, Shanxi, Heilongjiang, Hubei, Sichuan, Qinghai and other 6 provinces and municipalities the clear does not adjust rates. Heilongjiang, Hubei, Sichuan has introduced a passenger fare fuel surcharge last year, to a certain extent eased the pressure of rising oil prices, the fare is not raised. Tianjin, Shanxi, Qinghai has not intention of highway passenger transport fare adjustments.
Liaoning and Guangdong province due to the road passenger transport competition, companies worry that fares rise affect tourists, does not propose any adjustment to fares, passenger fares are now more stable, authorities are strengthening freight rates and monitoring, to study raised fuel surcharges.
In Tibet, the two autonomous regions of Ningxia passenger prices determined by market forces, it is understood that fare increase passenger transportation enterprises to be rising.
Implementing the fare of the provinces outside Beijing road passenger transport, policy implementation will be determined according to the relevant provinces.
Second, the taxi fare
Hebei, Anhui, Fujian, Henan, Guangdong, 6, Guizhou province has developed a favorable price measures. Or has been issued a document was being drafted, allowed all over the city, according to the oil price linkage mechanism, take the increase in taxi fares, increasing the starting price or charge a fuel surcharge ease oil prices conflict. Xiamen, Fujian will charge a fuel surcharge program, the municipal price Bureau reported that the municipal government, waiting for reply.
Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Shandong, Hubei, Chongqing, Sichuan, Yunnan, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai and other 13 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the measures proposed at favorable price. In Inner Mongolia, Heilongjiang, Shandong, Hubei, Yunnan, Gansu, Qinghai and other places all over seeks, in accordance with existing policy, the local situation, by adjusting the rate or charge a fuel surcharge forms ease taxi tariffs conflict price, as determined by the price adjustment problem, decide on a taxi around. Zhejiang city intended in part to recent adjustments introduced taxi fare or fuel surcharge. Shanghai is the linkage in accordance with established programmes and to formulate approaches, studies measuring linkage programmes. Sichuan, Shaanxi natural gas prices to be adjusted at the end of the year or early next year, unified charge a fuel surcharge for taxis. Shanxi province is intended to start an oil price linkage mechanism on the taxi. Chongqing is watching the market, study on the tariff reform program.
Beijing, Tianjin, Hunan, Guangxi, Hainan, Tibet, Ningxia and other 7 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the passenger cab and cargo in Shanghai this time not to adjust prices. Beijing, Tianjin, Hainan, Ningxia and other taxi and cargo in Shanghai, taking into account market affordability, not to adjust prices. Hunan, Guangxi has been launched in 2006 the taxi fuel surcharge, the implementation of the existing fuel surcharge program, no longer subject to fuel surcharges. Introduced in Tibet this year 2 months after the monthly maintenance fee of 30 Yuan for relief measures on a taxi, do not adjust rates.
Liaoning, Jilin, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Xinjiang and other 5 provinces and autonomous regions reflecting currently taxi drivers reflect the calm, authorities intend to strengthen monitoring, to observe the market and then decide further steps.
Third, city bus, rural transit price
In strict accordance with the relevant provisions of the State requires all over the country for urban transportation, rural bus subsidy granted to the relevant business units, effects of cover higher fuel costs, keep the city bus, rural transit price stability.
Four local railway freight rates
Hunan province has reference to national practices, appropriate adjustments to local railway freight rates.
Hebei, Guangdong, Guangxi and other provinces and autonomous regions local railway companies reflected greatly influenced by rising oil prices, calls on State practices appropriate to improve local railway freight rates.
Five Road freight transport and shipping freight rates have implemented market-regulated prices, price level is mainly determined by market supply and demand. But in the long run, as oil prices rose sharply, or remain at high levels for a long time, operators heavy cost factor will still burden downstream by raising tariffs. At present, the Zhejiang part of the road transportation individual line rate has been rising.
Six, subsidies
Local pricing departments actively cooperate with the relevant departments to implement subsidy measures. At present, Tianjin, Heilongjiang, Jiangxi, Guangdong, Yunnan, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Xinjiang and central subsidies are in place, have been working on subsidy programme or subsidies allocated to departments in charge of industry, departments actively providing subsidies.
Except in accordance with the regulations for urban transportation and rural passenger transport outside the granting of subsidies, Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Anhui, Fujian, Hubei, Ningxia, Qinghai and other places also introduced subsidies to taxi. Beijing requested the Government, enterprises, impact driver 4:4:2 pro rata basis prices by the Government and enterprises to give drivers a monthly subsidy of 110 Yuan. Shanghai mechanism prior to the introduction of subsidised by the Government and enterprises were given temporary taxi drivers. Financial provides over 11 million Yuan, Anhui Province, to subsidize the taxi. Ningxia to 246 per taxi per month in government subsidies. Fujian, Hubei, Qinghai counties give taxi temporary subsidies. Tianjin financial sectors are calculating subsidies, will be issued before the end of the.
Problems in seven,
At present, the price authorities divert freight between the main problems encountered:
First, favorable price measures are market factors of supply and demand. Areas such as Guangzhou reflects taxi prices are already high, through adjustment of taxi transport prices or fuel surcharges ease transport by way of contradiction, easily lost taxi customers, increase driver business difficulties. And if the parts to be in government guidance prices floating within the ease the impact of rising oil prices on road passenger transport, but due to fierce competition in the market, the practical implementation of the level of fares and to increase the operator all the increases in oil prices.
Second, rural roads and rural passenger transport subsidy payments. Reflected in some places, road and waterway passenger transport services in rural areas are farmers, tolerance is weak, the incremental costs caused by rising fuel prices it is difficult to raise ticket prices ease, the State also requires that this part of the tariff remained stable. But the central financial subsidy cost of 50%, local financial support subsidy financing, the implementation is very difficult, operators face difficulties. Inter-island shipping passenger transport operators in Zhejiang Province has been provided to the Government price requirements.
Third, oil prices increased the difficulty of stabilizing fares during Spring Festival. During the spring of 2007, Highway bus fares without the measures were in place, to good effect, widely welcomed by the community. After the oil price adjustments, and general increase in operating costs, fares during Spring Festival has been difficult to maintain 2007 levels.
For the above-mentioned problems, pricing departments at all levels to continue to combine the local actual situation, under the unified leadership of the local party committees and Governments, in close collaboration with the relevant departments, and comprehensive measures, reduce the burden on operators, defuse the impact of oil price hikes on the transportation industry, we will strictly control the transport price rises, maintaining industry and social stability.
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