Following the launch of an antitrust probe of Alibaba at the end of 2020, Zhang Gong, the head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority for 2021. Photo: SCMP Pictures Following the launch of an antitrust probe of Alibaba at the end of 2020, Zhang Gong, the head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority for 2021. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Following the launch of an antitrust probe of Alibaba at the end of 2020, Zhang Gong, the head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority for 2021. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Regulation

After Alibaba probe, antitrust is at the top of 2021 agenda, China’s top market regulator says

  • The head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority in 2021
  • China started an antitrust crackdown at the end of 2020, with a probe into Alibaba potentially having big implications for other digital platforms

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Following the launch of an antitrust probe of Alibaba at the end of 2020, Zhang Gong, the head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority for 2021. Photo: SCMP Pictures Following the launch of an antitrust probe of Alibaba at the end of 2020, Zhang Gong, the head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority for 2021. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Following the launch of an antitrust probe of Alibaba at the end of 2020, Zhang Gong, the head of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), said enhancing anti-monopoly rules remains a top priority for 2021. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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