Tetra Pak, the world’s largest processor and liquid food packaging manufacturer, is one of the multinational companies by the Chinese government of involvement in anti-competitive practices to eliminate competition in their respective markets accused. At the same time, the Chinese government proposed a plan to roll out a new antitrust law in late 2005 to establish a fair market economy in line with the aim to transform itself into a market economy. The new law tries to resolve the indeterminacy of the Chinese … Read more »

Tetra Pak, the world’s largest processor and liquid food packaging manufacturer, is one of the multinational companies by the Chinese government of involvement in anti-competitive practices to eliminate competition in their respective markets accused. At the same time, the Chinese government proposed a plan to roll out a new antitrust law in late 2005 to establish a fair market economy in line with the aim to transform itself into a market economy. The new law tries to resolve the vagueness of China’s existing competition policy. The government is closely scrutinized companies in China, especially foreign leader, to protect against possible lawsuits should these companies. Considers the various aspects of antitrust policy in China and how should companies adapt to changing legal environment of China.
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Tao Zhigang,
Emily Ho
Source: University of Hong Kong
11 pages.
Release Date: 14 June 2005. Prod #: HKU407-PDF-ENG
Whistle had blown: How Tetra Pak should respond to China’s Imminent Antitrust Law? HBR case solution