Chinanews Client Beijing, December 31st. 2020 is almost here. Are you ready to welcome it? At the beginning of the new year, a large number of new policies and regulations that are closely related to life are about to be implemented.
Buying and buying imported goods is cheaper, the burden of medical expenses is reduced, and some administrative fees are reduced ... Let ’s see which one is directly related to you!
Data map: aerial photography of Chengdu International Railway Port. Photo by Bai Guibin
——Adjustment of import tariffs on some commodities
According to the notice issued by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council, starting from January 1, 2020, China will implement a tentative import tax rate for more than 850 commodities below the MFN tariff rate.
Many of these products are related to the daily lives of ordinary people.
For example, moderately increasing imports of domestic consumer goods that are relatively in short supply or with foreign characteristics, and adding or reducing temporary tax rates on imports of frozen pork, frozen avocados, and non-frozen orange juice; New tariffs on raw materials for diabetes medicines are subject to zero tariffs; new or reduced provisional tax rates on imports of wood and paper products are added or reduced.
Data Map: Citizens are waiting to receive medicines at the hospital. Photo by Zhang Bin from China News Agency
——The new national medical insurance drug catalog is launched
The new National Medical Insurance Drug Catalog will be officially launched on January 1, 2020.
After the adjustment, the new version of the catalog included a total of 2,709 drugs. Compared with the 2017 version, 218 drugs were imported, 154 drugs were transferred, a net increase of 64.
It is worth noting that a total of 97 new drugs with 70 new and 27 renewed drugs entered the medical insurance catalog through negotiation, with an average price reduction of 60.7% and 26.4%.
In the future, the burden of medical expenses on the masses will be further reduced.
Data Map: Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. Photo by Zhang Wei, China News Agency
——Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents can participate in social security in the Mainland (Mainland)
The Interim Measures for Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Residents to Participate in Social Insurance in the Mainland (Mainland) will also be implemented from January 1, 2020.
The "Measures" includes two categories of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan personnel who are employed in the Mainland (Mainland) and those who are not employed in the Mainland (Mainland), and stipulates that Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents who are employed in the Mainland (Mainland) should participate in five basic social insurances.
Non-employed Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan residents living in the Mainland (Mainland) can participate in basic endowment insurance and medical insurance for urban and rural residents in accordance with regulations in the place of residence. Residents of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan participating in social insurance enjoy social insurance benefits in accordance with law.
Data sheet by Zhang Hengwei