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The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Tuesday that 14 government departments will reduce service fees from October.
Service charges for notarisation, vehicle mortgage registration, visa re-application for private individuals, plant quarantine as well as testing of agricultural machinery products will be lowered.
The Finance Ministry and the NDRC said in a statement that charges would be cut for 20 services.
The NDRC said filing for a trademark application would cost 800 yuan instead of 1,000 yuan as an example of the reduced fees.
Since assuming office, President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang have been trying to build confidence in a renewed reforms drive.
The premier said in March that the government would reduce interference and cut down on excessive bureaucracy.
Keqiang promised to reduce by at least a third the 1,700 approvals required by the State Council, or Cabinet, for financing of projects and other work.
In May, China’s State Council published a list of investment projects, including those for airports, paper pulp factories and gas fields that will no longer need pre-approval from the nation’s economic planning agency.
The country’s growth has eased to 7.5 per cent in the second quarter from 7.7 per cent in the first three months of the year.