State Council Abolishes Unreasonable Regulations that Hinder Resumption of Work
23 March 2020
China will deepen the reform of streamlining administration, delegating powers and improving services, foster new growth drivers to keep employment stable, and fast-track the work resumption of large investment projects, according to a State Council executive meeting on 17 March. The meeting pointed out that keeping employment stable should be a priority amid the country’s efforts to promote balanced advancement in pandemic prevention and control and economic and social development and to keep employment, the financial sector, foreign trade, foreign and domestic investments, and expectations stable in accordance with the deployment of the central authorities. This includes abolishing unreasonable regulations that hinder resumption of work and production and help workers return to their posts as soon as possible. It is also necessary to deepen the reform of streamlining administration, delegating powers and improving services by clearing inappropriate interim regulations and unreasonable rules for certifications and fees. Relief policies for enterprises should be simplified and administrative items concerning enterprises should be made available online as much as possible for the benefit of enterprises, especially small- and micro-sized ones and individually-owned businesses.
Source: State Council
- Mainland China