An Update On Resale Price Maintenance in China

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 11:50 AM EDT) -- China’s National Development and Reform Commission is the antitrust agency with jurisdiction over price-related anti-competitive conduct under the country’s Anti-Monopoly Law. This year the NDRC investigated the pricing practices of six baby formula manufacturers, which had been accused of engaging in anti-competitive resale price maintenance (“RPM”). Chinese media recently reported that this investigation has been officially closed with the baby formula manufacturers being fined a total of RMB 669 million (approximately $109 million).

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