November 1, 2022
Japan Fair Trade Commission
In response to Malaysia government’s request, the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has decided to dispatch its official as a long-term expert to the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC), in cooperation with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
In Malaysia, the Competition Act 2010 has been enacted since 2012. Currently, the MyCC has been working on an amendment and preparing for an enactment of the Act. In the light of this background, the MyCC is aiming to build a support system to strengthen the capability of its staff. The dispatch aims to help the MyCC improve their capacity to enforce the Act and to design the competition policy in Malaysia, by providing them with the knowledge and advice of the expert.
1. Period: Period: November 1, 2022- October 31 2024(planned)
2. Recipient organization: the MyCC
3. Main activities: holding training courses on competition law and policy and supporting advocacy
*The details of activities will be decided after discussions between the MyCC
and the expert on how to implement activities effectively.
*It should be noted that this announcement is a tentative translation.
Please refer to the original text written in Japanese for more details.