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The 9th East Asia Top Level Officials' Meeting on Competition Policy and the 8th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy

August 27/2013
Japan Fair Trade Commission

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), along with the Philippine Department of Justice (DOJ), the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), will co-host the 9th East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy and the 8th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy in Manila, Philippines.

The East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy has taken place aiming at strengthening the cooperative relationship among competition authorities/competition related authorities through candid exchange of views and information with attendance of the top-level officials from those authorities. The East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy has been organized for the purpose of developing the common understanding on importance of competition law and policy in the East Asian region.

19 authorities in the region in total will participate in the Meeting and the Conference this year.

1. Date:

(1) The 8th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

(2) The 9th East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy
Thursday, August 29th, 2013

2. Location:

Manila, Philippines

3. Participants:

Officials including high-rankings of competition authorities/competition related authorities in the East Asia

4. Agenda:

(1) The 8th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy
(a) Impact and Effect of Enforcement of Competition Law
(b) Roles of Competition Law and Policy in East Asia
(c) Progress and Challenges on Competition Policy in the Philippines

(2) The 9th East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy
(a) Recent Developments of Competition Policy and Law in East Asia
(b) Best Practices of Coordination with Sectoral Regulators by Several
Competition Agencies
(c) Technical Assistance and Other Business

East Asia Top Level Officials’ Meetings and East Asia Conferences in the past

Time Location 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

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September 2011 Singapore (Singapore) 7th Meeting 6th Conference
May 2012 Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) 8th Meeting 7th Conference

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



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