State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) Tag

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) imposed a fine of RMB36.5m (USD5.7m) in total on 15 educational companies across the country, as reported by Xinhuanet on June 1. The 15 institutions include New Oriental [EDU:US], TAL Education’s [TAL:US] Xueersi Online School, Wallstreet English, Alibaba-backed [BABA:US]...

Chinese technology company Tencent [0700:HK] may be the next target of the anti-monopoly campaign initiated by the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), as reported by Reuters on April 29. As part of the county’s antitrust clampdown on the domestic internet giants, it is expected...

China’s antitrust watchdog, State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), launched an investigation into Tencent-backed [0700:HK] food delivery giant, Meituan [3690:HK], for the internet company’s potential abuse of the market dominance position by forcing vendors into exclusive deals, known as ‘picking one from two’ (POFT), as...

State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) on April 10 announced administrative punishments on Alibaba [BABA:US] for the abuse of its dominant market position according to the Anti-Monopoly Law, as reported by Caixin on the same day. SAMR ordered Alibaba to stop its illegal acts and...

The Ministry of Transport (MoT) held a meeting with ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing on March 5, as reported by Caixin on the same day. Didi recently had adjusted its pricing system in some cities like Chengdu, where the firm raised prices at the passenger side...

Antitrust regulator, the State Administration for Market Regulations (SAMR), fined Alibaba [BABA:US] Investments, Shenzhen Hive Box Technology, and China Literature [0772:HK], a subsidiary under Tencent [0700:HK], half a million RMB for not gaining certain acquisition or buyout approvals, thus violating anti-monopoly laws, according to Sina...

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and State Post Bureau (SPB) have recently started implementing a green packaging certification system for China’s express delivery industry, in order to reduce overpackaging and expand the use of green packaging materials in the country, as reported by...

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