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The Competition Authority tracks the impact of economic decisions on markets

In order to assess the Syrian needs in the area of ​​competition policy and law, the General Authority for Competition and Antimonopoly, represented by Dr. Anwar Ali, Director General of the Authority, participated in the first OIC conference to assess the needs of the OIC Member States regarding competition, 2011. The conference was organized under the auspices of the Turkish Competition Authority and the Islamic Center for the Development of Trade (ICDT), with the aim of enhancing cooperation among OIC Member States in the area of ​​competition law and policy. And the bodies of competition among Member States, cooperation and exchange of experiences in the field of protection of competition and prevent monopolistic practices. The conference addressed all the needs and challenges faced by the competition authorities in the member countries, and discussed the aspects and means of cooperation and technical support for the work of a program on a sound basis and for a long term. The participation of the Competition Authority in this conference, according to Dr. Anwar Ali, stems from the Commission's keenness to consolidate and enhance international and regional cooperation,undefined Performance of the Commission and support of the Competition Authority in the Syrian Arab Republic. As well as the review of the status of competition policies in the member States of the Organization and means of their development so as to further facilitate trade and investment among the Organization's countries. The level of laws and policies on competition is uneven. At the conference, Ali called for the establishment of programs to build expertise and competencies in technical matters and to study successful experiences, such as the European Union's experience in the field of competition, in the belief of the importance of establishing a competition culture for both the official authorities and the private sector to ensure the success of competition laws and policies. undefined