Competition Commission of India to host 8th BRICS International Competition Conference

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Source: The post is based on the article “Competition Commission of India to host 8th BRICS International Competition Conference” published in “PIB” on 10th October 2023

What is the News?

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) will be hosting the 8th BRICS International Competition Conference (BRICS ICC) 2023.

What is BRICS International Competition Conference(BRICS ICC)?

BRICS International Competition Conference (BRICS ICC) is an important event under the framework of the BRICS Leaders’ Meeting.

The conference is held biennially by the BRICS competition authorities on a rotation basis.

The conference was established at the meeting of the Heads of State of BRICS (then BRIC) countries in Yekaterinburg, Russia in 2009. 

The first conference was organized by Russia in September 2009, followed by China (2011), India (2013), South Africa (2015), and Brazil (2017).

Who is hosting the 8th BRICS International Competition Conference (BRICS ICC) 2023?

Hosted by: Competition Commission of India (CCI) 

Aim: To provide a platform for promoting cooperation, experience sharing and mutual learning amongst the competition authorities of BRICS countries. 

Theme: ‘New Issues in Competition Law and Policy – Dimensions, Perspectives, Challenges’.

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