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Shanghai Municipal Development and Reform Commission
06.02.2010
Address: 200 People Avenue ( Office hour: 9:30am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday)

Telephone: 23111111 sendsend



    Shanghai Municipal Development and Reform Commission is established as one of the departments of the municipal government in accordance with the “Notice of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee and the General Office of the State Council on Printing and Distributing ‘Plan on Reform of Organs of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government’” (Ting Zi [2008] No. 17). Shanghai Municipal Development and Reform Commission hangs out a temporary signboard designating Shanghai Price Bureau.

    Main Functions

    1. to implement the strategies, guidelines and policies of the development of national economy and society, and study and put forward relevant policy measures; to coordinate and promote relevant work of constructing the economic, financial, trade and shipping center in Shanghai; to study and put forward the strategies of the economic, social and urban development in Shanghai, and draft and organize to carry out the medium and long-term planning for the national economic and social development as well as the planning for the primary function areas in Shanghai; to integrate and balance the urban master plan, the land use master plan as well as all the specialized plans and regional plans; to study and put forward the target of structural adjustment, development speed and overall balance as well as the adjustment and control policies; to study and draw up the drafts of local rules and regulations involving the development and reform work;

    2. to study and put forward the major annual goals of national economy and social development of the municipality, organize to compile the annual plan of national economy and social development, and submit the report on the plan of national economy and social development to the Municipal People’s Congress upon the entrustment of the municipal government; to strengthen the prediction, precaution and monitoring of the national economy’s operation, and put forward the suggestions on regulation and control policies regarding the major issues in the economy operation;

    3. to make overall plans of and coordinate the reform of the municipality, study and put forward the framework and method, and draft the mid-term and long-term reform planning and the focal point of the annual reform work; to study the major issues of the economic system reform and opening up, and guide, promote and coordinate the economic system reform; to study and put forward the policies on enhancing the market-oriented reform and the ownership structure adjustment; to study and put forward the policies on promoting the development of the non-public ownership and policies on boosting the fair competition and joint development of diverse forms of ownership; to cooperate with the municipality’s relevant departments in studying and putting forward the general method, plan and relevant policies of reforming the public sector and social organizations; to participate in studying and integrating schemes of special economic system reform, and coordinate and promote the special economic system reform; to coordinate and solve major issues in the economic system reform; to guide and promote the pilot of economic system reform and reform experimental zones; to guide and promote the reform and development of the intermediaries of the market;

    4. to draft the goals, policies and measures of controlling and adjusting the total size of the city’s fixed assets investment and the investment structure, and integrate and balance the special planning which requires the municipal-level government funds and involves the significant projects; to organize to put forward the draft of the annual significant project plan, and organize to compile the investment plan of the municipal-level construction funds and the government construction funds; to examine and approve, verify and approve as well as put on file the fixed assets investment projects requiring the general balance according to the limit to rights; to take charge of examining and reporting the investment projects to be examined and approved (examined and verified) by the State Council or the National Development and Reform Commission; to examine and approve the projects of municipal construction funds and other government capital; to guide the usage of social funds in the fixed assets investment; to organize to carry out the inspection of the important construction projects;

    5. to organize to study and put forward the municipality’s industry development strategy in line with the national industry policy, and promote the strategic adjustment of the economic structure; to organize to draft the municipality’s industry development guidance and comprehensive industry policies; to take charge of coordinating the major issues in the development of the primary, secondary and tertiary industries and balancing relevant development plans and important policies, and do a good job in the integration and balance with the national economy and social development planning and plans; to strengthen the coordination among the development of various industries, cooperate with the municipality’s relevant departments in drafting the development strategies and important policies of the service industry and the advanced manufacturing industry, and cooperate with the municipality’s relevant departments in promoting the development of the new high-tech industry and coordinating the development of informatization; to overall balance, coordinate and solve the major issues in the municipality’s informatization development, promotion of industry structure optimization and upgrading, and improvement of people’s living standard; to study and put forward opinions on industry layout and establishment, adjustment and industry orientation of various development parks;

    6. to analyze in general the city’s social funds situation, study and put forward investment and financing scheme of important projects in government investment, and coordinate, guide and undertake the investment and financing of municipal-level investment companies in the projects invested by the government; to put forward opinions on the balance and coordination of the city’s funds including the fiscal budget funds, government funds and state-owned assets; to overall integrate and balance the municipality’s financial industry development planning with the national economy and social development planning and plans, study and put forward the policy and suggestion on promoting the economy through finance, participate in relevant work of the direct financing, indirect financing and financing risk prevention, take charge of reporting and supervising the municipality’ enterprise bonds issuance, and take the lead in coordinating and promoting the development of the municipality’s venture capital investment and industry investment funds; to participate in studying the municipality’s finance and taxation policies as well as supervising various social security funds;

    7. to overall analyze the updates of the international capital as well as the information of foreign capital use and overseas investment; to study and put forward the municipality’s goals and policies regarding the strategies, planning, overall balance and structural optimization of foreign capital use and overseas investment; to verify and approve or examine and approve according to the limit to rights the foreign investment projects and overseas investment projects reported to the municipality; to cooperate with relevant parties in organizing and drafting the planning of loaning of the international financing organizations and foreign governments as well as putting forward important alternative projects; to cooperate with relevant parties in drafting the catalogue for the guidance of foreign investment industries; to take charge of control, structure optimization and monitoring of the total amount of foreign loans, and arrangement of the construction funds projects financed by foreign loans;

    8. to monitor and predict the municipality’s price level, and study and put forward the goal of adjusting and controlling the overall price level, measures on price policy and suggestions on price reform; to study, formulate and organize to implement the price adjustment schemes for important commodities and services managed by the government; to take charge of administrating the municipality’s administrative and institutional charges according to division of labor, draft and adjust the charging standard, and take charge of the fee collection management of the intermediary services; to supervise and check the implementation of the pricing policy, and investigate and punish the illegal pricing, monopoly pricing activities, etc.; to organize the cost investigation, supervision and examination of important farm produce, commodity and service projects; to provide the price information services;

    9. to study and analyze the reform of economic and social development of districts and counties, and put forward relevant policies of urban-rural integration; to make overall plans and coordinate the important issues involving the “governments of two levels and management of three levels” of the municipality, the districts and counties, and guide the development and reform of the districts and counties; to cooperate with the municipality’s relevant departments in studying and putting forward the policies and opinions on the city’s urbanization development strategy as well as the suburban town system and town layout, and promote the suburban town construction; to participate in studying the major problems and policies in the municipality’s development and reform of the “countryside, agriculture and farmers”;

    10. to analyze and predict the domestic and foreign market situation, and study and put forward the municipality’s trade development strategies; to organize to compile the municipality’s development planning of the factor market and the modern logistics industry, coordinate the major issues in the reform of the circulation system, and cooperate with relevant departments in promoting the implementation; to coordinate the important policies in the trade development and market system construction; to coordinate and promote the construction and development of the municipality’s special supervision districts; to take charge of studying and putting forward opinions on the overall balance of important materials and commodities, and organize to implement the import and export plans of important commodities such as grain and cotton issued by the state;

    11. to take charge of planning the material support in the social emergency system; to cooperate with relevant departments in managing the strategic reserves of the municipality’s important materials, commodities, energy, etc.; to take charge of undertaking the tasks of economy mobilization work assigned by the Shanghai National Defense Mobilization Commission;

    12. to take charge of integrating and balancing the municipality’s social development and national economy development; to organize to draft the social development strategy, overall planning and annual plan; to coordinate and balance the development policies of population, family planning, technology, education, culture, health, sports, tourism, civil affairs, social management, etc., and promote the social cause construction; to put forward the policies of coordinated development and mutual promotion of economy and society, and coordinate the major issues in the social cause development and reform;

    13. to overall balance the municipality’s development strategy and planning of urban-rural construction; to comprehensively analyze the operation of the infrastructure, and coordinate relevant major issues; to organize to compile the municipality’s planning and annual plan of infrastructure development; to organize and coordinate the preliminary work of the important infrastructure projects; to balance in general the municipality’s strategy, planning and relevant policies of the comprehensive transport development; to participate in studying, coordinating and promoting the policies and suggestions on the municipality’s real estate development and indemnificatory housing construction;

    14. to study and put forward the municipality’s energy development strategy, organize to compile the energy development planning, take charge of the comprehensive balance and macro-control of energy, and study and put forward the policies on the energy development and restructuring; to balance in general the important policies and issues of the municipality’s energy, and guide and implement the energy construction as well as the scientific and technological progress;

    15. to promote the sustainable development strategy and study the major issues on the coordinated development of population, economy, society, resources and environment; to study and put forward the land resources planning and protective policies, do a good job in integrating the municipality’s national economy and social development planning with the annual plan of land use, and coordinate and promote the land improvement; to organize to compile the municipality’s plans regarding the development of recycling economy, construction of ecological environment, as well as the conservation and comprehensive use of resources, and study and put forward relevant policies; to take charge of the municipality’s general coordination work of the energy-saving, emission reduction and response to climate change; to coordinate in general relevant work such as the environmental protection industry and clean development mechanism;

    16. to study the major issues of the integrated development of the municipality and the country’s regional economy, put forward the strategies, systems, mechanism and major policies and suggestions on the municipality’s service for the Yangtze River Delta, the Yangtze River valley and the nation as well as the promotion of the coordinated regional development, and participate in drafting the mid-term and long-term planning of cross-regional cooperation; to coordinate in general the major issues in the regional economic development, and promote the construction of relevant key projects;

    17. to study and put forward the policies of promoting the employment, adjusting the income distribution, improving the social security and coordinated economic development, and coordinate the major issues in employment, income distribution and social security; to organize to compile the strategy, planning and annual plan of the municipality’s population development, and study, put forward and coordinate the combined population adjustment and control policy as well as the key issues in the coordinated development of the population, economy and society;

    18. to take charge of the acceptance and hearing of relevant administrative reviews and responses to administrative proceedings;

    19. to undertake other tasks assigned by the municipal government.