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US/China: Competition leaders convene in Beijing

 |  January 10, 2014

For the second time since the signing of their Memorandum of Understanding, competition authorities from China and the US met in Beijing late last week to collaborate on competition policy and discuss current cases.

Reports say the Federal Trade Commission’s chairwoman Edith Ramirez, along with the Department of Justice’s head of the Antitrust Division William J. Baer, met with the heads of China’s Ministry of Commerce, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce – the second time the regulators met since the MOU was signed in 2011. The aim of the MOU is to increase connectivity between the nation’s regulators.

Reports are scare, however, as to the exact topics discussed in the meetings.

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