Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and William J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, held high-level meetings with officials from China’s three antitrust agencies – Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Vice Minister Jiang Zengwei, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Vice Minister Hu Zucai and State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) Vice Minister Sun Hongzhi.
The meetings took place in Beijing, China, on January 9, and allowed the five principals to exchange information and views on antitrust developments and priorities. The FTC and DOJ also met with the three agencies separately to discuss specific issues on January 9 and 10.
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