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25 November 2022

China slams UK for unwinding semiconductor deal

A deputy director at China’s Foreign Ministry has claimed the UK government abused its power in unwinding the acquisition of a major semiconductor manufacturer by a Dutch subsidiary of Shanghai-listed Wingtech Technologies.

21 November 2022

China’s top court anticipates increased antitrust oversight

China’s highest court has promised to provide guidance clarifying how the judiciary will hear and decide antitrust cases, following calls for tougher competition enforcement during the Chinese Communist Party’s recent National Congress.

18 November 2022

China condemns Canada’s forced divestitures of critical minerals investments

The Chinese government has sharply criticised Canada’s decision to force three companies to divest their investments in critical minerals companies.

10 November 2022

DuPont abandons largest acquisition since Dow spin-off due to Chinese delays

DuPont de Nemours has called off its $5.2 billion purchase of Rogers Corporation after failing to secure clearance from China’s State Administration of Market Regulation.

02 November 2022

Algorithms warrant scrutiny but no live cases yet, Japanese and Chinese enforcers say

Competition authorities in China and Japan are continuing to pay close attention to potential collusion through algorithms although neither agency is currently pursuing any cases in this area, officials at both enforcers have said.

26 August 2022

SAMR fines Didi’s licensing partner for abuse of dominance

China’s competition watchdog has fined the exclusive licensing partner of embattled ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology for abusing its dominance by forcing drivers seeking a transportation certificate to also purchase vehicle insurance.

15 August 2022

China tells UK not to wield foreign investment law with discrimination

China has warned the UK that using its foreign investment regime in a discriminatory manner will damage the country’s investment environment following the government’s decision to block a Chinese company’s purchase of technology from the University of Manchester.

25 July 2022

SAMR sanctions cement cartel €65 million

China’s competition authority has fined 13 companies and a local trade association more than €65 million for conspiring to fix the price of cement in the northwest region of the country.

19 July 2022

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