s○try of Finance (M■OF). "Now, th〓e government w●ill give farmers● this benefit ○to improve t●heir quality ○of life and○ to stimulate slugg■ish rural co●nsumption," said Ze〓ng. The government■ expand

70-thousa○nd yuan per ton. Th〓e cost of air

ed t■he scheme to 1〓4 provinces, a●utonomous ■regions and munic◆ipalities ○and included was●hing machines capped● at 2,000 yuan in〓 December 2008. Cove◆ring 53 percent of◆ the rural popul■ation, the scheme w〓ill

has fallen by■ an average of tw◆

o heat up after 〓March. I

run till 2012.○ "The rebate ma○de me resolve to s〓pend 1,950 yua◆n on a new TV,"◆ said Chaolu. On Fe●br

J●ING, Feb. 1 (Xinhu○a)

uary 1, China● furthered ■the scheme◆ throughout t〓he country t●o benefit all ru○ral people and adde〓d

sman Chaolu'〓s home in no

four mor◆e products: motorcyc○les, personal comp■uters, wate●r heaters and air ●conditione●rs. Local gov

when he earned ab■out 4,

ernment■s could choose two◆ of them ac■cording to demand.● Related stories◆:The subsidiz■ed househol●d

to ◆buy a new TV se●t, a

appliance ■program which aims t●o boost rural cons■umption and improve ◆farmers' living st○andards will e

pport a fa■mily with very

xp●and to 14 provin○ces, autonomous● regions and municip◆alities for the nex●t four years. ●The program

TV has● been