Zhan Hao Ying SONG February 23 2023 Market supervision conference sets out nine areas of priority for 2023 AnJie Broad Law Firm | Competition & Antitrust - China Zhan Hao, Ying SONG Competition & Antitrust First area of prioritySecond area of priorityThird area of priorityFourth area of priorityFifth area of prioritySixth area of prioritySeventh area of priorityEighth area of priorityNinth area of priorityThe national market supervision working conference was held on 13 January 2023. The meeting conveyed important instructions from leading members of the State Council. Luo Wen, secretary of the Party Leadership Group and director of the General Administration, took minutes on the meeting. The meeting set out nine areas of priority for 2023.First area of priorityThe first area of priority includes:strengthening the party's leadership over market supervision;understanding the significance of the "two establishment" principle;enhancing the "four consciousness" principle;strengthening the "four self-confidence" principle;achieving the "two maintenance" principle;implementing the general requirements of the party's construction in the new era; andensuring that market supervision work always moves in the right direction.Second area of priorityThe second area of priority includes:supporting the development of market entities;accelerating the creation of a market-oriented, rule-of-law and international first-class business environment;boosting market confidence; andstabilising market expectations.Third area of priorityThe third area of priority includes:effectively improving the level of normalised regulation;promoting the standardised, healthy and sustainable development of the platform economy; andsupporting platform enterprises to show their skills in leading development, creating jobs, and promoting international competition.Fourth area of priorityThe fourth area of priority includes:optimising the fair competition environment;strengthening anti-monopoly and anti-unfair competition measures;strengthening IP protection and management services; andfurther stimulating market competition and innovation vitality.Fifth area of priorityThe fifth area of priority includes:speeding up the construction of a "quality power"; andproviding a more solid foundation for economic and social development.Sixth area of priorityThe sixth area of priority includes:implementing the safety responsibility mechanism known as "three products and one special";promoting the implementation and effectiveness of the terminal work mechanism of terminal power generation; andfurther strengthening security guarantees in the field of market supervision.Seventh area of priorityThe seventh area of priority includes:carrying out in-depth supervision and law enforcement in the field of people's livelihoods;standardising the market order;optimising the consumption environment; andsafeguarding the vital interests of the public.Eighth area of priorityThe eighth area of priority includes:continuing to strengthen the regulatory system and build capacity; andstrengthening grass-roots foundations and international cooperation.Ninth area of priorityThe ninth area of priority includes:promoting the construction of systematic business conduct; andPromoting the continuous optimisation of the concept, system and style of market supervision.For further information on this topic please contact Hao Zhan or Ying Song at AnJie Broad Law Firm by telephone (+86 10 8567 5988) or email ([email protected] or [email protected]). The AnJie Broad Law Firm website can be accessed at www.anjielaw.com.