China is now the world's largest market for new cars, and will also become the largest market for used cars for sale in the future, with huge market potential, said Shen Danyang, spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce at a press conference held today.


According to the Chinese Jing Ji Wang reporter understanding, at present our country about 172 million car ownership, an annual increase of more than 24 million cars, new car used in the developed countries and new car circulation ratio is in commonly 1.5:1 above, calculated according to the proportion, the future of our country second-hand car trading volume is expected to more than 36 million vehicles, according to the bicycle to estimate an average of 55000 yuan, turnover of nearly 2 trillion yuan. Revitalizing the stock of used cars for sale, driving the increase of new cars and eliminating the number of old cars will not only stimulate the potential of automobile consumption in the whole chain, but also promote the development of the repair, maintenance, insurance and finance industries, Shen said.


In this year's government work report, Premier Li Keqiang proposed to "invigorate the second-hand car market", pointing out the key to expanding automobile consumption in the next step. How to enliven the used cars for sale market? According to a study conducted by the Ministry of Commerce, the most important thing is to make second-hand cars "saleable, secure and convenient to use", which must solve such prominent problems as restrictions on relocation of different places, opaque information and inadequate services. Shen Danyang revealed that the Ministry of Commerce and other relevant departments are drafting policies to promote convenient trading of second-hand cars, which are mainly aimed at formulating targeted measures around these prominent problems and will be introduced soon.


In addition, the Ministry of Commerce, together with eight other departments, including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Environmental Protection, recently issued the Opinions on Promoting the Pilot Program of Parallel Automobile Import. The parallel import auto pilot "opinions" put forward a series of policies and measures, including how parallel car imports for automatic import license, how to deal with mandatory product certification, inspection and quarantine, customs declaration, registration details, such as parallel imports on car pilot enterprises how to perform automotive product safety, quality, energy saving, maintenance technology, information disclosure, such as responsibility, also puts forward specific requirements. At the same time, it further clarified the supervisory responsibilities of pilot local governments in organizing and carrying out pilot work. Shen Danyang pointed out that the pilot "opinions" to the greatest extent reflects the "restrictions on the subtraction, norms to do the addition of the" reform ideas, is a bright spot.