The 3rd East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy
June, 29-30 2006, Bangkok, Thailand
The 3rd East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy which was co-organized by Japan Fair Trade Commission, Thai Department of Internal Trade of Ministry of Commerce and Asian Development Bank Institute was held in Bangkok, Thailand on June 29th-30th 2006 with approximately 110 participants including top officials from East Asia economies.
The Conference was comprised of a opening session and two sessions (see the Agenda).
The objective and the results of the Conference are stated in Chair's note.
Chair's Note PDF
Agenda PDF
Participants List PDF
Background PDF
Opening Session
09:30-10:00 Opening Remarks PDF
Mr. Preecha Laohapongchana, Deputy Minister of Commerce, Thailand

Opening Remarks PDF
Mr. Kazuhiko Takeshima, Chairman of Fair Trade Commission,Japan

Session T (June 29th)
"Recent Development of Competition Law and Policy in East Asian Economies"
10:30-12:15 Recent Development of Competition Law & Policy In East Asia PDF
Mr. Siripol Yodmuangcharoen, Director General, Department of Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand

The Recent Trend in Enforcement of Competition Laws & Policies by the KFTC PDF
Mr. Daehyung Kang, Vice Chairman of the Fair Trade Commission, Korea

Recent Competition Law Development in Taiwan PDF
Dr. Tzong-Leh Hwang, Chairman of the Fair Trade Commission, Chinese Thaipei

Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition The Republic of IndonesiaPDF
Mr. Mohammad Iqbal, Commissioner of the KPPU, Indonesia

Session U (Panel Session) (June 29th)
"Interrelation between Competition Policy and Development/Industrial Policy"
14:00-16:15 Competition Policy and Economic DevelopmentPDF
Dr. Douglas H. Brooks, the Asian Development Bank Institute

INTERRELATION BETWEEN COMPETITION POLICY AND DEVELOPMENT/INDUSTRIAL POLICY PDF
Mr.Edgardo B.Abon, Chairman of the Tariff Commission, the Philippines

Interrelation between Competition Policy, Industrial Policy and Development Policy PDF
Mr.Mohamedsha Mislam, Deputy Secretary-General, Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, Malaysia

Interrelation between Competition Policy and Development/Industrial Policy:Four Big Challenges for ThailandPDF
Dr.Sakda Thanitcul,Commissioner, Trade Competition Commission, Thailand

Session T (June 30th)
"Recent Development of Competition Law and Policy in East Asian Economies"
9:30-10:30 Recent Development of Competition Law in Japan PDF
Mr. Kazuhiko Takeshima, Chairman of the Fair Trade Commission, Japan

CHALLENGES IN IMPLEMENTING THE LEGISLATION ON PROHIBITING UNFAIR COMPETITION IN MONGOLIA PDF
Mr. Baavgai Khurenbaatar, Vice Chairman of the Unfair Competition Regulatory Authority, Mongolia

THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPETITION LAW IN VIETNAM PDF
Dr. Dinh Thi My Loan, Director General of the Competition Administration Department, Ministry of Trade, Vietnam

10:45-11:45 COMPETITION LAW IN SINGAPORE-RECENT DEVELOPMENTS PDF
Mr. Ong Beng Lee, Chief Executive of the Competition Commission, Singapore

COMPETITION POLICYPDF
Ms. Zenaida Cuison-Maglaya, Undersecretary for Consumer Welfare and Trade Regulation Group, Department of Trade and Industry, the Phillippines

Closing Remarks
12:45-12:50 Closiong Remarks PDF
Mr. Siripol Yodmuangcharoen, Director General, Department of Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand