Title

Competition policy in Malaysia

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Lee, C. (2007). Competition policy in Malaysia. In P. Cook, R. Fabella & C. Lee (Eds.), Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries (pp. 183-204). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Abstract

Competition policy became important in Malaysia following the regulatory reforms that accompanied the government's ambitious privatization programme. Sectoral regulation in the pre-privatization period involved mostly economic regulation and this was purely a matter of 'self-regulation' by the government. With privatization, new regulatory institutions and mechanisms have been established to regulate privatized entities. In the absence of a national competition policy or law, a sectoral approach to oompetition regulation was adopted. This approach to competition regulation has thus far been limited and ineffective.

Link to publisher version (URL)

Edward Elgar

RIS ID

39371

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