INTERVIEW: CHINA - LAW ENFORCEMENT - COMPETITION POLICY - MERGER CONTROL - ECONOMIC ANALYSIS - VERTICAL PRICES - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Zhenguo WU (SAMR): A review of achievement and future direction of antimonopoly law enforcement in China

In this interview, Director General Wu reviewed the main achievement of AML in the last ten years, the changes in institution design and enforcement priority after the establishment of SAMR. Director Wu also expressed his view on a number of topics, including vertical merger, the use of economic analysis, vertical price maintenance and the interaction of IP and antitrust.

Interview conducted by Dr. Wei Tan, Managing Director, Mingde Economic Research Inc., Washington, D.C. How do you see the administrative enforcement of Anti-Monopoly Law evolved over the past ten years, and what do you think are the highlights over the past ten years? What are the main achievements? In the past ten years, China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”) regime has gradually improved, and significant steps have been taken to build a system to promote fair competition. The enforcement of the AML has yielded remarkable results. Enterprises now thrive in an ever-improving environment. International engagement on the AML has moved forward in great depth, and a pro-competition culture has become widespread. The implementation of the AML has seen considerable progress. First, developing a

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  • State Administration for Market Regulation of China - SAMR (Beijing)
  • Mingde Economic Research (Washington DC)

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Zhenguo Wu, Wei Tan, Zhenguo WU (SAMR): A review of achievement and future direction of antimonopoly law enforcement in China, February 2019, Concurrences Review N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89414, www.concurrences.com

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