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Nov 18, 2021 07:40 PM
CHINA

Beijing Orders Tutoring Companies to Cap Fees

The pricing guide said Beijing municipal authorities will set a benchmark price for offline classes with 10 to 35 students. Photo: VCG
The pricing guide said Beijing municipal authorities will set a benchmark price for offline classes with 10 to 35 students. Photo: VCG

Authorities in Beijing will put a cap on after-school class fees in a bid to guarantee more equitable access to school curriculum-based tutoring, as part of efforts to flesh out the current overhaul of the private education sector.

The Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform said in a draft document unveiled Tuesday that after-school classes, both online and offline, will be subject to a government pricing guide that sets benchmark and floating fees (link in Chinese), with prices capped at 10% over the benchmark.

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