Wen: Govt drafting measures to suppress price hikes
Updated: 2010-11-17 09:06
GUANGZHOU - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said that the State Council, China's Cabinet, is drafting measures to suppress sharp rises of commodity prices which concerns people's immediate interests.
Wen made the remarks during his visit to Guangzhou city of South China's Guangdong province from Nov 11 to 12 before attending the opening ceremony of the Guangzhou Asian Games.
Wen urged local governments to ensure supplies for daily food and other necessities to maintain market orders.
On Sunday and Monday, Wen made an inspection tour to Guangdong's Zhuhai city, after attending the opening ceremony of the third Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-Speaking Countries in the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR).
In Zhuhai's Hengqin island, Wen asked the local government to pay more attention to environmental protection while developing the Hengqin New District.
Visiting a company producing lithium batteries for electric automobiles, Wen said development of China's electric automobile industry was in a critical period and the government would continue to promote the industry with supporting policies.
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A groom carries his bride from a wedding coach in Xuchang, Henan province, Nov 11, 2010. Produced a local factory, various original hand-made wedding carriages were displayed on the streets, attracting young people chasing fashion and an environment-friendly lifestyle.