Competition Policy and Law in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan by Mark WilliamsCompetition Policy and Law in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan by Mark Williams

Competition Policy and Law in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

byMark Williams

Paperback | October 29, 2009

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This book comprehensively examines competition policy and law in Greater China--the People's Republic, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The evolution of pro-competition policies in each jurisdiction is traced in the context of international developments in competition policy adoption by developing and transitional economies as well as the advocacy of competition adoption by the following international organizations- WTO, OECD, UNCTAD, the World Bank and the IMF. A theoretical explanation of the observed developments concludes that successful competition policy adoption is unlikely to succeed, without a functioning democratic system.
Title:Competition Policy and Law in China, Hong Kong and TaiwanFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:492 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.1 inShipping dimensions:9.02 × 5.98 × 1.1 inPublished:October 29, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521121736

ISBN - 13:9780521121736

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and methodology; 2. Competition theory and the experience of states adopting competition law; 3. The international perspective; 4. China and economic regulation: history, politics and economics; 5. Existing and proposed Chinese competition provisions; 6. Competitive Hong Kong: myths, perception and reality; 7. Implementation of competition policy in Hong Kong 1997-2004; 8. Electricity, telecommunication and broadcasting: competition regulation Hong Kong style; 9. Taiwan: the third China; 10. Political economy: an explanation of competition policy in Greater China; 11. Competition policy and law in Greater China: where next?

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"The book, well researched and insightful, is a good reference for understanding China's economic reform."
Yu Xingzhong, Law and Politics Book Review