The 10th East Asia Conference on Competition Policy.

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The 10th East Asia Conference on Competition Policy (the 10th EAC) will be held on the 7th September 2017 in the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia. This event is jointly hosted by the Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU), the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI).

The 10th EAC is a public event attended by the multi stakeholder in the region. Different from the previous events, the upcoming will foreseen specific topic on “Cartel in Food Sectors”, which beliefs to become top priorities by competition authorities in the region due to its contribution to consumer welfare.

The agenda of this event is as below.

08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-09:00 Opening Remarks

  1. Dr. Muhammad Syarkawi Rauf, Chairman of KPPU
  2. Mr. Kazuyuki Sugimoto, Chairman of JFTC
  3. Dr. Chul Ju Kim, Deputy Dean of Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
09:00-10:30 Session 1 on Competition Issues in Food Related Industries

Session Chair: Ms. Sri Isnani Husnayati (Senior Investigator, KPPU)

Panelists (@15 minutes):

  • “Agriculture Policy in Developing Countries”

     Mr. Massimiliano Cali, PhD., the World Bank

  • “Problems in Selected Indonesia’s Food Commodities”

     Dr. Sahara, Bogor Institute of Agriculture (IPB), Indonesia

  • Competition Problems in Archipelago Country

     Prof. Stella Luz. A. Quimbo (Commissioner, PCC)
Q&A / General Discussion (30 minutes)

10:30-10:45 Morning Break
10:45-12:15 Session 2 on Understanding Competition Infringement and Enforcement in the Food Industry and Best Way to Prevent it

Session Chair: Mr. Hiroshi Yamada (Deputy Secretary General of JFTC)

Panelists (@15 minutes):

  • “Problems Surrounding Cattle and Poultry Market”

     Mr. Rod Sims, Chairman of ACCC

  • “Market power by Intermediaries  in Staple Foods”

     Mr. M. Nawir Messi, Commissioner of KPPU

  • Cases in Wholesale/Retail Market”

     Mr. Hung-Hao Chang, Commissioner, CTFTC

  • “Finding Strategic Ways to Monitor the Industry”

     Mr. Sung Bok Jun, Director, Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC)
Q&A / General Discussion (30 minutes)

12:15-12:30 Closing Remarks by KPPU

Mrs. Kurnia Sya’ranie, Vice Chairman of KPPU

12:30-14:00 Luncheon

Should you require any further information or to submit your interest to participate, please feel free to liaise with Ms. Enno Wiranti (KPPU) ([email protected]), and Mr. Junichi Yanagita (JFTC) ([email protected]).