8th BRICS International Competition Conference starts in New Delhi
The theme of the event is “New issues in competition law and policy, dimensions, perspectives, and challenges”
The 8th International Competition Conference under the aegis of BRICS opened in New Delhi on Wednesday, 11 October. Ravneet Kaur, Chairperson of Competition Commission of India (CCI), told reporters in New Delhi the previous day that the theme of the conference is “New issues in competition law and policy, dimensions, perspectives, and challenges”.
The event is the most important event to be organised in India after a gap of a decade, she said. The conference is expected to be attended by over 600 delegates from competition authorities of BRICS and non-BRICS countries, competition law experts, non-governmental consultants and visiting specialists from other countries, said Kaur.
She added that on Friday the heads of the BRICS competition authorities will speak at the closing ceremony of the conference and sign a joint statement, as reported by the official website of the Government of India.