NDRC takes aim at anti-competitive practices in the tourism industry

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued a press release on 29 September 2013, just before the start of the week-long Chinese ‘golden week’ holiday around National Day (1st October), reporting on its decision to impose sanctions on 39 companies in the tourism industry.

The contested practices of the companies mainly relate to the preceding ‘golden week’ holiday, around Chinese New Year in February 2013. NDRC’s latest enforcement actions are not only relevant to businesses in the tourism industry — they are also revealing about the authority’s enforcement priorities and point to possible future areas for enforcement in relation to anti-competitive market conduct.

The NDRC press release describes the facts and actions in four different cases, with three different types of anti-competitive practices…

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