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Dalian Government Office Issued Implementation Opinions on Accelerating Supply-Side Structural Reform in Agriculture to Energetically Develop Grain In
2018-06-25

People's governments of all cities, districts and counties, management committees of all pilot areas, relevant departments of municipal government and relevant units:

In order to implement the "Opinions on Accelerating Supply-Side Structural Reform in Agriculture to Energetically Develop Grain Industry Issued by General Office of the State Council" (General Office of the State Council〔2017〕NO.78) and in line with the spirit of "Implementation Opinions on Accelerating Supply-Side Structural Reform in Agriculture to Energetically Develop Grain Industry Issued by Liaoning Government" ( Laioning Government Office〔2017〕NO.137), it shall accelerate the supply-side structural reform and energetically develop grain industry to improve quality and efficiency in agriculture, increase employment earnings of farmers and advance economic and social development. Approved by municipal government, the implementation opinions were as follows.

I. General Requirements

1.Guiding Ideology. We shall fully implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, follow the guidance of Xi Jinping's socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics in the new era, thoroughly implement new development concept, "four strives" and "three advancements". In line with the decisions and arrangements of state, province and city, it will comprehensively implement national food security strategy guided by accelerating  supply-side structural reform with the emphasis on increasing the supply of green high-quality food products, efficiently solving grains selling issues in marketization situation, advancing farmer"s income increasing continually and guaranteeing grains quality and security. It shall vigorously carry out high-quality grains program to promote innovative development, transformation and upgrading, quality and efficiency improvement of grains industry, so as to lay solid industrial foundation for grains security system in higher level, quality and efficiency.

2. Basic Principles

Adhere to market-oriented in government guidance. It shall take market demands as orientation to highlight the principal status of market, motivate market vitality and enterprise innovation and utilize the decisive effect of market in resource allocation. As for the weak link and restrictions of grain industry development, it shall strengthen government planning and guidance, policy support and supervise service to build a favorable environment for industrial development.

Adhere to industrial integration and coordinated development. It shall set up concepts of "big grain", "big industry", "big market" and "big circulation" to fully utilize the engine of grain processing and transforming, promote the organic connection of each step in grain circulation including storage, logistics and processing. Taking relevant benefit coupling mechanism as link, it shall cultivate a comprehensive industrial chain management mode to advance integrative development of primary, secondary and tertiary industries.

Adhere to innovation-driven to improve quality and efficiency. Centering on market requirements, it shall play the supporting and leading function of scientific and technological innovation to thoroughly advance mass entrepreneurship and innovation, speed up innovation in system, business pattern and model, actively cultivate new industry and business and improve the development quality and benefit of grain industry.

Adhere to adjusting measures to different conditions in classified guidance. Combined with the actual situation of Dalian, it shall adjust measures to different conditions to select grain industry development mode in accordance with own characteristics. It shall enhance planning and coordination and policy guidance to fuel the transformation of industrial development pattern. Besides, it shall timely summarize and promote typical experience and lay emphasis on overall efficiency and sustainability.

3. Main Targets. Till 2020, it shall initially set up modern grain industry system to adapt to market development. The industrial development quality and benefit shall be improved greatly to better guarantee national grain security and increase farmers' income. It shall steadily and greatly increase the efficient supply of green and high-quality grain products, grain quality rate, industrial added value, grain processing and transformation rate and main food industrial rate. Besides, the driving ability of large-scale grain industrial leading enterprise and grain industrial cluster shall be continuously enhanced to further improve grain scientific innovation ability and security guarantee capacity.

II. Cultivate and Enlarge Grain Industrial Subject

4. Enhance Development Vitality of Grain Enterprise. It shall implement "Implementation Opinions on Improving Purchasing and Storage System of Important Agricultural Products Including Grain Issued by Dalian Government" (Dalian Government〔2017〕NO. 54), strictly execute national and provincial purchasing price policy of rice and corn, perfect purchasing fund security mechanism, actively guide multiple subjects purchase and strictly regulate grain purchasing quality and price. The market demands shall be classified in line with grades without damaging farmer's benefit. Besides, it shall safeguard farmer"s benefit through guaranteeing grain purchase with enough source and funds and storage with sufficient warehouse. The reform of  state-owned grain enterprise shall be deepened to advance system innovation, accelerate transformation of operation mechanism, establish "production, purchase, storage and selling" coordinated mechanism and broaden industrial chain. It shall cultivate and enlarge diversified grain market subjects in grain purchase and operation, so as to set up integrated, open, competitive and well-organized grain market system. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal asset regulatory commission, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

5. Cultivate and Enlarge Grain Industrial Leading Enterprise. It shall fully utilize the decisive effect of market resource allocation and cultivate and support a range of grain industrial leading enterprises with core competitiveness and driving force. It shall guide and support a solid benefit coupling mechanism between leading enterprise with new-type agricultural management subject and farmer to guide the plantation of high-quality grain products and lead farmers to increase income. It shall select a range of key enterprises with strong comprehensive strength and driving force to incorporate them into grain market control system and clarify enterprise's social responsibility and obligation. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform commission, municipal agriculture committee, agricultural development bank, Dalian branch, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

6. Support Coordinated Development of Multiple Subjects. It shall utilize the demonstration and leading function of key enterprises to encourage multiple subjects to carry out diversified cooperation and integration and greatly cultivate and develop joint grain industrial entity. Besides, it shall encourage leading enterprises to enhance cooperation with various market subjects in upstream and downstream of industrial chain to complement advantages. The grain industrial resource allocation shall be optimized through encouraging equity swap, stock right transfer, brand integration and merging and reorganization. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform commission, municipal agriculture committee, municipal asset regulatory commission, commission of economy and information technology, municipal industrial and commercial bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

III. Innovate Grain Industrial Development Pattern

7. Promote the Whole Development of Industry Chain. It shall accelerate the innovation in operation management pattern and business model and actively cultivate new industry and business form to improve grain industrial development quality and benefit. Through cultivating and enlarging grain industrial leading enterprises, it shall advance new-type business entity and social capital flowing into grain production and circulation area to promote whole development of grain industry chain. The industrialization of oil and foodstuffs with local characteristics shall be promoted to accelerate the development of featured products including miscellaneous grain crops. It shall encourage enterprise to carry out certifications of green and organic products to enhance the market publicity. Besides, it shall implement information monitoring and early warning analysis on whole grain industry chain to increase information distribution and guide balance of supply and demand. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform commission, municipal agriculture committee, municipal industrial and commercial bureau, municipal quality and technology supervision bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

8. Fuel the Development of Industrial Concentration. It shall thoroughly implement opening up strategy in Liaoning coastal economic zone and Dalian "two pilot areas: strategy through playing regional and resource advantages in scientific planning and reasonable layout. It shall advance the construction of oil and foodstuffs production and demonstration nesting zone to strengthen infrastructure construction and utilize the leading function of technology integration in nesting zone, industry integration and entrepreneurial innovation. The current resources including grain production, processing, logistics, storage, selling and scientific technology shall be integrated to promote the cluster development of grain and oil industry. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform commission, municipal commission of economy and information technology, municipal port authority, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

9. Develop Grain Circular Economy. The grain enterprises were encouraged to explore various ways to realize the circulation, full-value and echelon utilization of grain by-products, so as to improve the grain multipurpose utilization rate and added value of products. Focusing on green grain resource, green storage, green factory and green park, the green grain industry system shall be established. It shall encourage grain enterprises to set up green, low-carbon and environmental circular economic system to lower energy consumption per unit product and material consumption as well as promote industry for energy saving and emission reduction and increase quality and efficiency. It shall adapt to the new tendency of cultivation industry and develop feed products in a security and environmental way. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform commission, municipal commission of economy and information technology, municipal environmental protection agency, municipal agriculture committee, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

10. Actively Develop New Business Form. It shall carry out "internet+grain" operation to promote the comprehensive connection between new-type agricultural management subject, processing and circulation enterprise with various e-commerce enterprise as well as encourage to develop grain e-commerce and promote commercial models including on-line grain store, staple food kitchen and agricultural commercial direct supply. It shall popularize various sales mode and different packing specification, high quality and high price and integrative development of on-line to off-line. It shall enhance the protection of grain cultural resources and development and utilization ans support the construction of grain conservation publicity and educational base and grain cultural presentation base, so as to encourage to play resource superiority, adjust measures to different conditions and promote the connection between grain production and sightseeing tour, rural tourism and experiential consumption. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal tourism development commission, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

11. Thoroughly Implement High-Quality Grain Project. It shall vigorously advance Dalian "high-quality grain project" construction through actively carrying out constructions of service system after the grain production process, grain security and quality inspection and monitoring system and "Grain and Oils of China" action plan. It shall encourage to develop nutrient, healthy, scientific and safe grain products, adjust product structure and cultivate brand and healthy consumption. Besides, it shall strengthen industry credit system construction and regulate market order. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform commission, municipal commission of economy and information technology, municipal agriculture committee, municipal industrial and commercial bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

12. Optimize Port Environment for Grain Import and Export. It shall fully utilize the advantages of improved port and collecting and distributing system as "Northeast Asia International Shipping Center" to further enlarge and improve the function of Dalian grain export demonstration area, promote the establishment of Dalian grain import demonstration area and vigorously develop carrying trade and combined transport of domestic and foreign trade. It shall organize grain import and export enterprise to attend international well-known exhibition to enhance overseas marketing and increase the export of local produced grain like coarse grain, beans and peanuts. The import and export "Green Channel" for grain and oils products shall be set up to realize preference to check and release, appoint and timely customs clearance. It shall implement national export tax rebate policy, enhance the support and service on grain and oils export enterprise and simplify tax procedure, so as to provide convenience for increasing grain import and export. (It was in the charge by port authority, municipal commercial affairs bureau, Dalian administration of Customs, Dalian tax bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

IV. Accelerate Grain Industry Transformation and Upgrading

13. Increase the Supply of Green and High-Quality Grain and Oils Products. It shall popularize appropriate processing of rice, wheatmeal and edible vegetable oil to promote grain and oils products industrialization with local characteristics. It shall thoroughly develop new-type products including green, organic and nutrient enrichment food and strengthen the exploration and application of new raw-food material and homology of medicine and food. Besides, it shall increase the supply of diversified, customized and personalized products to promote the nutrition upgrading of high-quality grain products and satisfy the requirements of urban and rural resident consumption from "well fed" to "nutrition and health". (It was in the charge by municipal industrial and commercial bureau, municipal agriculture committee, municipal commission of economy and information technology, municipal food and drug administration, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

14. Energetically Promote Staple Food Industrialization. It shall advance industrialized operation pattern of rice vermicelli, corn, coarse grain and potato commercial production and socialized supply to vigorously develop instant foods and quick-frozen foods. It shall carry out construction of staple food industrialization demonstration project and promote new models of "production base+central kitchen+catering store" and "production base+processing enterprise+commercial supermarket sales". the traditional staple food products shall be protected and explored to increase varieties and designs. Besides, it shall enhance the integrated innovation of staple food products with other foods to encourage and support the development of staple food products with personalized functions. (It was in the charge by municipal commission of economy and information technology, municipal agriculture committee, municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

15. Accelerate Development of Grain Intensive Processing and Transformation. In line with national policy requirements, it shall implement the acquisition of corn intensive processing enterprises and subsidy policy of new corn processing, so as to enhance capability of corn local transformation. It shall long-term disposal mechanism for grain mildew, excessive heavy metals and extended storage. It shall support grain and oils processing enterprises to develop into intensive processing areas including environmental protection, energy, medicine, chemical engineering and fodder. The feed enterprise shall be encouraged to produce safe, efficient and environmental protected new-type fodder and feed supplement products. Besides, it shall develop featured livestock and special aquaculture industry feed products to broaden feed industry development space and improve brand influence of feed products. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform commission, municipal commission of economy and information technology, municipal food and drug supervision bureau, municipal science and technology bureau, municipal industrial and commercial bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

16. Make Overall Arrangements and Utilization of Grain Warehousing Facilities. It shall enhance functions of state-owned capitals and enlarge service scope of grain warehousing industry through various forms, like share participation and holding and financing. It shall develop current state-owned grain industry warehousing facilities through multiple channels to provide post services for new-type agricultural management subjects and farmers, storage service for processing enterprise, delivery service for futures market and "internet+grain" operation model and dispatching service of grain for urban and rural residents. It shall strengthen industrial cooperation in production and sale region to support qualified grain and oils logistics nodes and provide grain storage and logistics service. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal assets regulatory commission, municipal securities regulatory commission, municipal port authority, municipal road transport bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

V. Strengthen Grain Technical Innovation and Talent Support

17. Accelerate Grain Technical Innovation and Promotion of Commercialization of Research Outputs. It shall insert innovation factor into enterprises and thoroughly implement "revitalize grain through science and technology project" to accelerate production and research cooperation of grain industry and promote the industrialization of scientific and technological grain achievements. It shall enhance the comparison of foreign and domestic grain quality inspection technique standard and utilization of unqualified grain processing techniques, so as to improve the inspection and quarantine technological means and levels of import-and-export grain. Besides, it shall popularize technologies of green grain storage in reserve warehouse, scientific grain storage for farmers, drying and energy conservation and clean energy and drying as well as advance opening and sharing of grain scientific resources. (It was in the charge by municipal science and technology bureau, municipal environmental protection agency, municipal education bureau, Dalian administration of customs, municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

18. Popularize Green Grain Storage Technology and Promote Modernization of Grain Circulation Facility. It shall energetically popularize green grain storage technologies, like low temperature storage, quasi-low temperature storage and mechanical ventilation, so as to efficiently guarantee grain quality and improve efficiency. It shall popularize advanced grain and oils processing and intensive processing technology and bring in intelligent robot and internet of things technology to store in different warehouses and processing in classification, so as to improve the added value of product processing. Besides, it shall improve current warehousing facilities capability of state-owned grain enterprises through various means to apply efficient, environmental protection and intelligent mechanical equipment and logistics device to grain operation and uplift the efficiency of grain circulation. (It was in the charge by municipal science and technology bureau, municipal commission of economy and information technology, municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

19. Perfect Talent Guarantee Mechanism. It shall implement "revitalize grain through talents project" through deepening talent development system reform to motivate innovation and creative vitality. It shall explore government purchase of services to play the principal role of enterprise training and improve the pertinency and efficiency of skill training for farmers. The coordinated educational model combined with production and research shall be improved to speed up the cultivation of deficient practical talents. It shall encourage universities and vocational colleges to set up professions and courses related to grain industry to improve staff's skill level and cultivate a range of professional talents and "skillful craftsman" in grain industry. Besides, it shall explore to cultivate professional manager for grain operation and new farmers who can adapt to modern agricultural development requirement. (It was in the charge by municipal education bureau, municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal human resources and social security bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

VI. Lay a Solid Foundation for Grain Industry Development

20. Set Up Service System After Grain Production. It shall adapt to the reform of grain purchasing and storage system and the requirement of agricultural moderate scale management to integrate warehousing facilities resources and promote construction of service center after grain production in specialized and market-oriented method. Within the scope of large grain-produced counties in Dalian, including Pulandian District, Wafangdian City and Zhuanghe City, it shall implement construction of service system after grain production and advance the transformation of service center construction taking purchasing and storage, drying, processing, delivery and sales as an integrity. Besides, it shall provide "five agency services" for farmers including services of cleaning, drying, storage, processing and sales, so as to promote grain storage in scientific way and improve grain quality and farmer's income. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

21. Perfect Modern Grain Logistics System. It shall strengthen grain logistics infrastructure and emergency supply system construction and optimize layout of logistics nodes and channel. The enterprises in production and sale area shall strengthen cooperation to accelerate integrative development of grain logistics and informatization, promote grain logistics information share and improve logistics efficiency. Besides, it shall provide storage service for processing enterprise and improve logistics transport networks to popularize the cold chain transport method for instant and frozen foods. (It was in the charge by municipal port authority, municipal road transport bureau, municipal commercial affairs bureau, Dalian administration of customs, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

22. Improve Grain Quality and Security System. It shall support the construction of grain quality inspection agency and apply national monitoring agency qualification. The operating capital and human resources input for municipal and county grain inspection and monitoring agency and enterprise laboratory for grain storage shall be guaranteed. It shall perfect the construction of grain quality and security inspection and monitoring system to form municipal and county monitoring agency and enterprise laboratory three-level connection and operating mechanism. Besides, it shall comprehensively improve grain security inspection and monitoring ability to carry out grain quality investigation, quality observance and prediction and risk monitoring. It shall strictly prevent unqualified grain products coming into grain market or used for food processing. It shall enhance risk prevention and control and actual supervision in port to thoroughly implement anti-smuggling comprehensive treatment on agricultural products and series of smuggling pressing operations. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform bureau, municipal agricultural committee, municipal finance bureau, municipal human resources and social security bureau, municipal food and drug administration, municipal quality and technology supervision bureau, Dalian administration of customs, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

VII. Perfect Supporting Measures

23. Enhance Support on Finance and Taxation. It shall play the support and leading role of financial fund and actively increase social capital input to advance the quick development of grain industry. It shall make overall plans to utilize relevant special fund and support constructions of grain warehouse logistics facilities, grain circulation industry program and high-quality grain project to implement awarding policy in large grain-produced counties and promote transformation and upgrading of grain industry. It shall thoroughly advance the reform of grain purchasing and storage system, implement policies of grain production subsidy and agricultural machinery subsidy and manage grain risk fund to strengthen grain storage and supervision and ability of macro-control and practically guarantee regional grain safety. (It was in the charge by municipal finance bureau, municipal development and reform administration, municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal agricultural committee, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

24. Perfect Finance and Insurance Supporting Policy. It shall actively set up exchange platform between bank and enterprise to guide financing institution to enhance the credit support to grain industry development and agricultural industrialized leading enterprise. It shall encourage policy bank to play the roles of financing function and actively provide credit service for implementing grain market-oriented acquisition. The policy bank shall be encouraged to fully play its own comparative advantages to develop differential credit product and service model, so as to increase credit support on grain industry economy. Besides, it shall actively guide futures company to innovate new model for serving real economy through escalating "insurance+futures" business pilots, encouraging and supporting insurance agency to innovate new insurance product to continuously optimize supporting level of grain production. ((It was in the charge by people's bank of China, Dalian center branch, municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal finance bureau, municipal banking regulatory bureau, Dalian securities regulatory bureau, Dalian insurance regulatory bureau, agricultural development bank, Dalian branch, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)

25. Strengthen Organization and Leadership. All districts shall pay high attention to economic development of grain industry and adjust measures to formulate implementation opinions, planning and scheme to advance the economic development of local grain industry. Besides, it shall strengthen planning and coordination with clear assignment of responsibility. Combined with requirements of targeted poverty relief and alleviation, it shall energetically implement poverty relief on grain industry. The food sector shall take charge of coordinate and advance relevant work about grain industry development and construction of industrial park, so as to enhance the monitoring on grain industry economy operation. Departments of development and reform and financing shall strengthen the support on major policy, project and program to play the leading roles of financial investment and attract more social capital to grain industry. All relevant departments shall promptly improve supporting measures and department coordination mechanism in accordance with assignment of responsibility, so as to jointly advance the economic development of grain industry. (It was in the charge by municipal commercial affairs bureau, municipal development and reform administration, municipal finance bureau, municipal agricultural committee, municipal and county government with grain area and pilot area management committee.)