State guided prices refer to commodity prices and service fee rates determined by enterprises within the guidelines prescribed by the commodity price departments and the competent departments of the various people's governments at county level and above in accordance with their area of jurisdiction as stipulated by the State, through the setting of a fundamental price fluctuation range, a rate differential, a profit rate, a ceiling price and a minimum reserve price.
Market adjusted prices refer to commodity prices and service fee rates determined by producers and sellers.
第九条 实行国家定价、国家指导价的商品分工管理目录、收费项目分工管 理目录，由国家物价部门和国家物价部门授权省、自治区、直辖市人民政府物价部门制定、调整。
Article 9 A list of commodities and service fee items which are subject to division of control and under State stipulated pricing and State guided pricing shall be formulated and adjusted by the State commodity price department and provincial, autonomous region and directly administered municipal commodity price departments designated by the State commodity price department.
第十条 制定、调整商品价格和收费标准，必须按照国家规定的权 限和程序执行。任何地区、部门、单位和个人，都不得超越权限擅自制定、调整商品价格和 收费标准。
Article 10 Assessment and adjustment of commodity prices and service fee rates shall be conducted in accordance with their area of jurisdiction and the procedures as stipulated by the State. No regional department, unit or individual shall exceed its jurisdiction by determining or adjusting commodity prices or service fee rates without authorization.
第十一条 国务院有关业务主管部门、地方各级人民政府应当掌握市场商品价格信息，通过国营工商企业、物资供销企业、供销社组织货源，参与市场调节，平抑市场商品价格。在市场调节价格出现暴涨暴落时，物价部门可以在一定时期内对部 分商品价格规定最高限价、最低保护价和提价申报制度。
Article 11 The relevant State Council departments in charge and the various local people's governments shall keep informed on market commodity prices and shall, through organizing supplies from State-run industrial and commercial enterprises, commodity supply enterprises and supply and marketing co-operatives, participate in market adjustment and the control of market commodity prices. When market-adjusted commodity prices undergo sharp rises or falls, the commodity price departments may set a maximum and minimum reserve price for fixed commodities for a certain period of time and may implement a price rise application system.