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The 8th East Asia Top Level Officials' Meeting on Competition Policy and the 7th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy

May 1/2012
Japan Fair Trade Commission

In cooperation with the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) will hold the 8th East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy and the 7th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy is organized for the purpose of strengthening the cooperative relationship among competition authorities/competition related authorities through frank exchange of views and information among the top level officials of those authorities. The East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy is organized for the purpose of developing a common understanding on importance of competition law and policy in the East Asia.

This year, 17 authorities in the East Asia will participate in the meeting and the conference.

1. Date:

(1) The 7th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy

May 2nd (Wed), 2012

(2) The 8th East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy

May 3rd (Thu), 2012

2. Venue:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3. Participant:

Top level officials of competition authorities/competition related authorities in the East Asia

4. Organizer:

JFTC, MyCC and ADBI

5. Theme:

(1) The 7th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy

(a) New era of Competition Policy in Malaysia

(b) Challenges on Cartel Enforcement

(c) Importance of Combating Cartels in East Asia

(2) The 8th East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy

(a) Recent Developments of Competition Policy and Law in East Asia

(b) Best Practices of Outreach Activity on Cartels

(c) Technical Assistance

East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting and East Asia Conference in the past

Period Venue Meeting Conference
March 2004 Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) - 1st Conference
May 2005 Indonesia (Bogor) 1st Meeting 2nd Conference
June 2006 Thailand (Bangkok) 2nd Meeting 3rd Conference
May 2007 Vietnam (Hanoi) 3rd Meeting 4th Conference
April 2008 Japan (Kyoto) 4th Meeting -
June 2009 Mongolia (Ulaanbaatar) 5th Meeting 5th Conference
September 2010 Korea (Seoul) 6th Meeting -
September 2011 Singapore (Singapore) 7th Meeting 6th Conference

*Every announcement is tentative translation. Please refer to the original text written in Japanese.



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