At a Glance China Antitrust Enters Its 15th Year

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2022 witnesses China’s antitrust law enters its 15th year. Since the effectiveness of the Anti-monopoly Law (“AML”) in 2008, China’s antitrust agencies have been fairly active to enforce the law. While respecting the international experiences in antitrust enforcement and embracing the global trends such as shifting focus on technology companies and digital economy, the Chinese regulators have not been shy to maintain its own gesture to continue to shape China as one of the most important antitrust regimes in the world. This article highlights some key achievements and trends of China’s anti-competitive conducts enforcements, with review of relevant cases as illustrations.