The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2013

Korea: Overview

23 January 2013

According to the work plan for 2012 announced by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (the KFTC) on 15 December 2011, the KFTC’s overarching goal for 2012 was to establish a ‘fair market economy’ that benefits small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), large conglomerates and consumers. Among other goals, the KFTC’s 2012 work plan aimed to: