Fair competition review system competition advocacy and State aid rules through the back door
23 June 2016
The "fair competition review system" forms part of China's broader efforts to tackle so-called "administrative monopolies," a term used for various forms of government action or inaction leading to anti-competitive results. Abuse of administrative power with anti-competitive effects – the more technical term for "administrative monopolies" – is prohibited under the Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML"). This law also prohibits a number of specific manifestations of abusive government conduct.