In 2014, the NDRC
imposed a fine of RMB114 million on a number of cement companies for forming a cartel to restrict output in order to prevent "excessive competition.
Qualcomm will not condition the sale of baseband chips on the chip customer signing a license agreement with terms that the NDRC
found to be unreasonable or on the chip customer not challenging unreasonable terms in its license agreement.
said on Wednesday that it was also conducting an investigation into Daimler's Mercedes-Benz.
has recently finished investigations into 12 Japanese companies and found monopolistic behaviors in auto parts and bearing prices, the spokesman said, adding that the commission will punish them in accordance with the law.
InterDigital said it will continue to cooperate with NDRC
's anti-monopoly investigation and work with NDRC
to resolve any remaining concerns.
Last week, Chinese state media quoted NDRC
official Xu Kunlin as saying that the agency had "substantial evidence" against chipmaker Qualcomm in an antitrust investigation.
The Vice Chairman NDRC
said there was a wave of excitement among Chinese companies who were eager to work on projects in Pakistan.
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC
) would look at industries that have an impact on the lives of ordinary Chinese, China Central Television (CCTV) quoted Xu Kunlin, head of the anti-monopoly bureau at the NDRC
, as saying on one of its programmes.
fined six milk powder firms following a four-month investigation: Mead Johnson, France's Danone, New Zealand's Fonterra, Abbott Laboratories, Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina and Hong Kong-listed Biostime International Holdings.
Importantly, the NDRC
is introducing a two-tier pricing structure that will base new, incremental, gas supply on the pricing formula that has already been tested in provinces such as Guangdong.
In a statement the NDRC
said firms targeted in the investigation include Sino-foreign joint ventures with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline, Germany's Boehringer-Ingelheim and global healthcare firm MSD.
According to the statement released by the NDRC
, total investment in the project amounts to RMB 610 million (around E76 million), 30% of which is expected to be directly provided by Lightway Solar.