Our reporter Ma Jing
As the Spring Festival is approaching, many citizens have begun to purchase New Year's products and carry out family cleaning. In order to ensure the basic stability of vegetable supply and prices in the capital market during the Spring Festival, and to alleviate the tight supply situation in Beijing's housekeeping market caused by domestic workers going home for the New Year, The Agriculture and Rural Affairs Bureau and the China Vegetable Circulation Association held a deployment meeting yesterday to launch a joint operation to ensure the supply of vegetables and housekeeping services in the capital market during the Spring Festival of 2020. The reporter was informed that from January 8 to March 20, the average daily supply of daily necessities such as vegetables in the Beijing market will increase by nearly 2,000 tons, and more than 2,000 stores will not be closed during the Spring Festival.
From January 8th, 7 key agricultural product wholesale markets in Beijing, 14 large-scale "agricultural supermarket docking" chain supermarkets, 15 "agricultural meal docking" large-scale chain catering companies, and 10 vegetable direct-sale direct-supply companies also started vegetable protection. For joint action. During the event, based on the daily supply of vegetables, the supply of vegetables was further increased to ensure that the capital market had sufficient supplies of vegetables and a stable supply during the Spring Festival. The joint operation guarantees the main varieties of 8 road vegetables including Chinese cabbage, white radish, carrots, potatoes, onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, beans, etc., which are needed by residents for daily life.
It is reported that 7 key wholesale markets, including Xinfadi, Shunxin Shimen, Dayang Road, Yuegezhuang, and Baliqiao, will take advantage of 270 production bases that have signed a "site-linked" agreement with the market and play a role in the market as a large vegetable transporter. Strengthen the production and marketing docking, organize and implement the supply of vegetables, and transport the storage-resistant varieties of vegetables to the market in advance to increase the number of stocks. New Year's Eve to the fifth day of the first month is free of entry and exit transaction fees in the wholesale market, attracting merchants to stay in Beijing and enter the market, increase the supply of vegetables, and protect the holiday market supply.
According to the relevant person in charge of Beijing Xinfadi, from January 15th to the 15th of the first month, Xinfadi ’s market-managed trucks, merchants ’own trucks, and nearly 4,000 electric vehicles operating short-distance For tricycles, the entrance and exit gates are all free of charge, and the timing of the car is stopped simultaneously. Beginning of the lunar month, Xinfadi led large market sales households to major agricultural product producing areas across the country to organize the transportation of agricultural products such as vegetables and fruits before the Spring Festival and during the holiday season. According to statistics, in the past week, the average daily market volume of vegetables in Xinfadi Wholesale Market was 20.99 million kg, a month-on-month increase of 1.96%.
In response to the phenomenon of some community vegetable markets, farmers' markets and other merchants returning home during the Spring Festival, there are 790 stores in 14 large chain supermarkets, including Beijing Wumart, Jingkelong, Supermarket, Yonghui, and Shuntianfu, and Baifa Bay, Xinfadi , Zhiguang Fuyu, Kang'an Agriculture, Shanxi Tianzhen, Hebei Yongqing, and other 680 chain operating outlets of direct vegetable supply companies, as well as Quanjude, Donglaishun, Qiangfang, Meizhou Dongpo, Judehuatian, etc. The 870 stores of 15 large chain catering companies are guaranteed to open normally during the Spring Festival holiday. These stores will increase the frequency of distribution to meet the holiday consumer demand.
In addition, the vegetable through trains in the community will also coordinate the operating hours in advance to ensure residents' demand for vegetables. There are currently more than 90 vegetable through trains at Baifa Bay in Xinfadi, which can cover more than 600 communities. Since the beginning of winter, the company has adjusted its procurement direction as a whole, focusing on the supply of vegetables in the north, supplemented by the supply of vegetables in the south, to ensure the supply of vegetables and fruits in special weather such as snow.
(Responsible editor: Han Lu)