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Competition Authority for the second time in Damascus Chamber of Commerce

General Authority for competition and prevent monopoly in the second symposium tariff traders Damascus from inside a room of their trade was keen on Wednesday to put traders in the form of competition, instructions, in addition to the law of sanctions competition policy and legislation and the law enforcement and the most important studies and issues addressed. Dr. Anwar Ali Director General of the Commission confirmed that the symposium falls within the Commission's plan to establish a general awareness of competition law that would ward off any monopolistic practices that may violate fair competition and fair by and in the detection of collusion and reduce corruption, according to the authorized competition law powers on the other. During the seminar, Mr. Ghassan Al-Qalaa, President of the Chamber of Commerce, stressed the importance of fully and fully understanding the competition law to avoid violations. Saying: "After the application of the law completely does not benefit regret and we will find many traders long this law." Law applies to everyone and reviewed several aspects of the seminar was the most important legal issue where the presentation of human resources and administrative affairs director of the Commission, Mr. Turki Rifai, the most important issues addressed by Law No. 7 of 2008 which adjusts the prescribed competition and prevent monopolyundefined In Syria, which applies to all institutions and natural persons and all production, trade and service activities within Syria and any economic activities outside Syria that have harmful effects within them. Al-Rifai said that this law excludes the sovereign acts of the law and public utilities owned or operated by the State for the purpose of providing products and services to citizens, considering that the process of determining the prices of goods and services is in accordance with market rules and the principles of free competition except for the prices of basic materials and services, In sectors or areas where competition is limited prices in addition to the prices determined by the decision of the Council of Ministers to meet exceptional circumstances, emergency or natural disaster. Al-Rifai explained that the law prohibits agreements, practices and alliances between competing institutions in the market or between any institution and its suppliers or dealers, which constitute a violation of competition, limitation or prevention, and abuse of a dominant position in the market. Any product, importer, distributor, wholesaler or service provider is prohibited from imposing on each party undefined The last special conditions are unjustified to get him the prices of selling and buying in a manner that gives him an advantage in competition or damage or stop supplying to the market in a manner that harms consumers. It was stated that the law was an economic concentration of any work resulting in the total or partial transfer of ownership or utilization rights of property, shares, shares or obligations of an enterprise to another enterprise that would enable an enterprise or group of institutions to control, directly or indirectly, Group of other institutions undefined