The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2011

Introduction

19 April 2011

Despite undoubted difficulties and tensions, the Asia-Pacific region on the whole continues to enjoy an economic ‘miracle’. This ranges, for example, from the ‘commodities boom’ in my country of Australia in the south to the booming economy of China in the north. This considerable force is delivering increased prosperity to the majority of the region’s people – and heightened market competition has been one of its engines.