anti-monopoly law



China Approves Wal-Mart E-Commerce Deal

Despite Wal-Mart’s turbulent run in China, the Arkansas based company has now received approval for its previous bid to raise its stake in an online supermarket. From Reuters: Wal-Mart had said in February it would raise its...

Beijing Thwarts Coke’s Takeover Bid

Coca Cola’s two-billion dollar takeover bid for Chinese juice company Huiyuan has been rejected. From the Wall Street Journal: The decision by the Commerce Ministry Wednesday to block what would have been the largest-ever...

China’s Independents To Sue Oil Majors Over Fuel

From Reuters: Frustrated by an unsteady trickle of overpriced fuel, China’s independent oil firms hope to sue the country’s two energy giants Sinopec and PetroChina under a new anti-monopoly law, Chinese media...

Chinese Court Turns Down First Anti-monopoly Case

From Xinhua: The No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court of Beijing on Thursday rejected an anti-monopoly case considered the first of its kind in China, the Beijing Times reported. In a first-instance trial ruling, the court...

Coke Deal to Test China’s Antitrust Law

From the Wall Street Journal: Coca-Cola Co.’s $2.4 billion deal to acquire China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. offers the first major test of China’s new antitrust law — one that comes amid public concern over the...

SOE Trim-down Collides With Antitrust Law

From Economic Observer Online: A wave of consolidation among Chinese state-owned firms (SOEs) have collided with the tide of antirust exercises as China’s first ever Anti-monopoly Law came into effect on Aug 1. The Law has...

China Sets Up Anti-monopoly Commission

From China Daily: The National Anti-Monopoly Commission was set up on Friday to better enforce China’s first anti-monopoly law to uphold fair competition. The new coordination body is directly under the State Council. The...

China’s Anti-monopoly Law Set For Confusing Start

From AFP: Beijing’s anti-monopoly act takes effect this week but its introduction, which experts say will change how business is done in China more than any other recent law, remains surrounded by confusion. The law, which...

China Draws Criticism On New Antitrust Law

From Wall Street Journal: China’s fledgling antitrust legislation is being hobbled before it even takes off. With just days left before its antimonopoly law takes effect on Aug. 1, China’s government is still hashing...



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