China Economic Net, Beijing, March 13 (Reporter Tong Mingbiao Su Lan) "Small and medium-sized merchants do the most work, get the least money, and give all the money to the platform, and consumers have no right to choose... Fortunately, the state opposes The monopoly hits hard. I still remember that on April 10 last year, the State Administration for Market Regulation imposed a penalty on Taobao for choosing one from the other, ordered Alibaba to stop abusing its dominant market position, and imposed a fine of 18.228 billion yuan..." In Wakagu, a consumer who works for an Internet company, said that he felt benefited from anti-monopoly, and like many consumers, he still applauded.

  Professor Wang Jingbo, vice president of the University of International Business and Economics, said that a series of strong measures by the market supervision department have established the authority of anti-monopoly law enforcement, guided enterprises to operate in compliance with laws and regulations, and promoted the standardized, orderly, innovative and healthy development of the platform economy. support.

  The relevant person in charge of the State Administration for Market Regulation told reporters that in 2021, the State Administration for Market Regulation will resolutely implement the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on strengthening anti-monopoly and preventing the disorderly expansion of capital, coordinating development and safety, efficiency and fairness, vitality and order, and domestic and international, coordinate supervision, law enforcement and system construction, coordinate online and offline integrated supervision and equal treatment of various market entities, strengthen anti-monopoly, further promote the implementation of fair competition policies, and strengthen fair competition governance to achieve positive results.

State Anti-Monopoly Bureau listed

Further improve the legal system of fair competition policy

  It is reported that the State Administration for Market Regulation will focus on the new requirements for high-quality development and the new characteristics of the digital economy, accelerate the revision of the Anti-Monopoly Law, and further improve the basic anti-monopoly legal system.

Promote the formulation of the "Opinions on Strengthening Anti-monopoly and Deepening the Implementation of Fair Competition Policies", further improve the fair competition policy framework, and build a fair competition policy implementation mechanism covering all links before, during and after the event.

Formulate and publish the "Anti-monopoly Guidelines on Platform Economy", "Anti-monopoly Guidelines on APIs", and "Overseas Anti-monopoly Compliance Guidelines for Enterprises", and revised and issued the "Implementation Rules for the Fair Competition Review System" to further improve system rules and improve fairness The predictability and transparency of competition policy and anti-monopoly legal system have basically established a fair competition legal system that covers online and offline, and is increasingly systematic and complete.

Further enhance the effectiveness of anti-monopoly supervision and law enforcement

  The relevant person in charge of the State Administration for Market Regulation said that in order to further improve the effectiveness of monopoly law enforcement, the market supervision department insists on equal emphasis on development and regulation, treats all market entities equally and equally, adheres to strict norms, fair and civilized law enforcement, and strengthens and improves platforms, pharmaceuticals, public Anti-monopoly supervision and law enforcement in key areas of people's livelihood development, such as business and building materials, investigated and dealt with 176 monopoly cases, with a fine of 23.586 billion yuan.

  "Investigate and deal with 'choose one' monopoly cases in the platform economy in accordance with the law, establish rules in the whole industry, set an example, and promote the continuous, standardized and healthy development of various entities. 727 cases of concentration of operators were concluded, of which 1 was prohibited and approved with additional restrictive conditions. 4 cases, publicly punished 107 cases of failing to declare the concentration of operators in accordance with the law, promptly banned the mergers and acquisitions of leading platform companies in the field of online game live broadcasting that harmed competition, lifted the widely criticized exclusive copyright in the field of online music in accordance with the law, and created a fair, efficient and orderly. The relevant person in charge of the State Administration for Market Regulation further explained, strengthened administrative guidance and law enforcement information publicity, released the "China Anti-monopoly Law Enforcement Annual Report (2020)" and ten typical anti-monopoly cases, widely disseminated the concept of fair competition, and urged Enterprises consciously operate in compliance with laws and regulations.

Further maintain the unified national market

  The State Administration for Market Regulation has thoroughly implemented the fair competition review system, reviewed 244,000 documents on new policies and measures, corrected and abolished 11,200 documents that violated the review standards, and standardized administrative behavior from the source.

  Focusing on key areas such as government procurement, public resource transactions, transportation, and housing construction, 46 cases of abusing administrative power to exclude and restrict competition, such as restricting transactions and hindering the free circulation of commodities, were investigated, and more than 140 clues were checked to resolutely safeguard domestic unity. market, and promote the smooth domestic circulation.

Heads of BRICS competition agencies sign the "Chengdu Joint Statement"

Further deepen the institutional opening of the competitive field

  A reporter from China Economic Net was informed that the State Administration for Market Regulation is actively deepening the institutional opening of the competitive field.

On November 16, 2021, the State Administration for Market Regulation successfully held the 7th BRICS International Competition Conference, promoted the BRICS competition agencies to jointly sign the "Chengdu Joint Statement", and issued the "BRICS Countries' Use of Confidentiality Waiver in Reviewing Global Mergers and Acquisitions". A series of outcome documents such as Demonstration Template of the Statement and BRICS Automotive Industry Research Report lay a solid foundation for better playing the role of BRICS in global economic governance.

Signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement on anti-monopoly enforcement and competition policy with Russia, signed a memorandum of understanding on anti-monopoly cooperation with competition agencies such as Pakistan, Singapore, and the Eurasian Economic Commission, actively participated in discussions on competition issues such as UNCTAD and WTO, and promoted China Negotiate with Norway, Israel, Belarus and other multilateral and bilateral free trade agreements on competition policy and anti-monopoly issues, deepen institutional opening in the field of competition, and comprehensively serve high-level opening to the outside world.

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