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China offers subsidies to poorest rural areas

12-02-2010 09:48 BJT

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China is offering 350 million RMB yuan in subsidies to some of the poorest rural areas. It's an effort to help cushion them from the impacts of inflation. Subsidies of at least 30 yuan per month will be handed out to over 4 and a half million people in the country's western regions.

The Ministry of Finance will offer 15 yuan per month from November to March and local governments expected to provide the rest.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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