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EU & China To Discuss Competition Policy Priorities

 |  April 21, 2021

Officials from the EU and China will meet online from April 26 to 28, 2021, for technical discussions on competition law and enforcement. The 21st EU-China Competition Week will focus on subsidy cases under the Fair Competition Review System that China started implementing in 2016. It will also deal with the cooperation between the European Commission and EU member States with respect to State aid cases as well as Regulation and policy initiatives to address competition concerns in digital markets. 

The Competition Weeks offer a platform for exchanges on competition policy between the Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the European Commission together with EU National Competition Authorities. 

The Competition Weeks are the cornerstone of the longstanding competition dialogue between the competition authorities of the EU and China in line with the commitments set out in the Memoranda of Understanding and Terms of Reference signed between all sides. 

The EU-China Competition Week is part of the Competition Cooperation project, a 5-year EU funded program offering technical cooperation to competition authorities in Asia. The objective is to exchange experiences and strengthen convergence in competition policy, to the benefit of citizens and businesses in both the EU and Asia.

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