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Proactive and post-supervision to be intensified

Updated: Sep 12,2019 19:34

The State Council issued a circular on Sept 12, rolling out measures to strengthen proactive and post supervision of market entities.

According to the circular, administrative reforms should be furthered to shift more administrative resources from prior approvals to proactive and post supervision, and correspondingly a fair, open and effective supervision system should be built in an effort to enhance market entities’ competitiveness and efficiency.

It asked for a clear range and subjects under supervision to ensure all market entities and activities are covered, and a work mechanism should also be established to coordinate leading departments and other parties involved.

Departments are required to establish unified and clear supervision rules and standards in different fields to reduce compliance and supervision costs.

Meanwhile, standards concerning management, technology, safety and products should be made with particular attention paid to security, hygiene, energy conservation and environmental protection.

The circular also called on advancing Internet Plus supervision and linking the national credit information sharing platform, national enterprise credit information publicity system and other supervision information platforms. Technologies such as big data are encouraged to be used to track and warn risks.

In addition, a credit record system for market entities should be built based on unified social credit codes. Considering credit records are different between enterprises, supervision methods, ratios and frequencies of spot checks should be adjusted accordingly.

Checks on market entities should be conducted randomly, and results should be open to the public, the circular added.

Key products such as food, medicine, medical equipment and special equipment should be coded to establish an accountability system, it said.

For new technologies, new industries, new industrial forms and modes, the circular demands sufficient development room to encourage innovation with a strong hold of quality and safety.

And a sound punishment mechanism should be built to ensure severe law-breakers pay high costs.

The circular also asked commercial associations and chambers to form self-discipline rules and professional ethical principles to regulate their members’ behaviors.

Social supervision will be encouraged, and those who report illegal behaviors and major risks will be awarded and protected, according to the circular.