The Canadian and the Hong Kong administrations sign a Competition Law memoranudm of understanding

Introduction Canada expanded its international competition law cooperation framework on 2 December 2016 when the commissioner of competition (commissioner), who has statutory authority to administer and enforce Canada’s Competition Act (Act), [1] signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) [2] with the Competition Commission of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (CC). [3] Hong Kong is Canada’s sixth largest export market and this MOU highlights the government’s focus on strengthening ties in the Asia‑Pacific region in recognition of its growing economic importance to Canada. While not legally binding, [4] the MOU also signals the importance of international partnerships to support the efforts of the Competition Bureau (Bureau) [5]to ensure that

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Gavin Murphy, The Canadian and the Hong Kong administrations sign a Competition Law memoranudm of understanding, 2 December 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2016, Art. N° 83533

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