The Fourth Negotiation Roundof the Working Group on Competition for the ASEAN- Canada Free Trade Agreement (4th ACAFTA WGC) was held virtually on 16th November 2023.
The Negotiation was co-chaired by Ms. Yvette Yoong, Acting Director of International, Communications and Planning, Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS), ASEAN Co-Chair for the ACAFTA Working Group on Competition (WGC) and Mr. Li Yu, Competition Law Officer, Competition Bureau, Canada Chair for the ACAFTA Working Group on Competition (WGC).
The Negotiation was attended in plenary with the delegates form the Competition Sector in ASEAN Member States, Canada and the ASEAN Secretariat Office attended the meeting.
As representatives from Myanmar, officials from Myanmar Competition Commission Office were present.
The meeting of the Working Group on Competition was held to negotiate with respect to Competition Policy among the areas agreed to be included in the ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement (ACAFTA). The meeting was discussed on the text to be included in the "Competition Chapter" of the ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement.