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Toll free policy for agriculture produce takes effect

12-02-2010 09:46 BJT

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Today(Wednesday) trucks carrying fresh agricultural products will enjoy the roads, toll-free. Trucks carrying full loads of select produce such as potato, corn and peanuts are exempted from road fees.

Analysts say that by cutting transportation costs, the price of vegetables will also decrease. An official at the NDRC says the toll-free policy isn't set to end anytime soon.

Today(Wednesday) trucks carrying fresh agricultural products will enjoy the
roads, toll-free.

Xu Kunlin, Director of Price Supervision Department, NDRC said "We will continue the toll-free policy. And we will not cancel it even if the product's price falls. Because, in the long run, the policy will help lower the farm produce transportation costs, and stabilize their prices."

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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