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China Releases Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement Report (2022)

Mon, 11 Sep 2023
Categories: China Legal Trends

In June 2023, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) released the “Annual Report on China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement (2022)” (hereinafter the “2022 Report”, 中国反垄断执法年度报告(2022)) in English and Chinese versions.

The 2022 Report covers eight sections, including work overview, law enforcement achievements, industry-specific enforcement, rule of law development, fair competition policies, international exchanges, local efforts, and major events. It reflects the implementation of China’s anti-monopoly and fair competition policies in 2022.

Since 2019, the SAMR has prepared and published the “Annual Report on China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement” for four consecutive years.

According to the 2022 Report, Chinese regulators: (1) concluded 187 anti-monopoly cases of various types, with fines totaling CNY 784 million (approx. USD 107.67 million); and (2) concluded 794 cases involving the concentration of business operators, of which five were granted conditional approval.

Click HERE for the full text of the 2022 Report.



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