On 14 September 2016, the Commission published a proposed block exemption order in respect of certain liner shipping agreements. The proposed order was published in response to an application for a block exemption order submitted by the Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association ("HKLSA"). In accordance with the procedure established in section 16 of the Competition Ordinance, the Commission consulted interested parties on the proposed block exemption order.
Subsequently, the HKLSA submitted a supplementary representation in relation to the proposed block exemption order. The Commission published the supplementary representation on its website on 1 March 2017. For a copy of the supplementary representation as published on the Commission's website, please click here.
The Commission invited interested parties to submit comments on the HKLSA's supplementary representation.
The period for accepting comments on the HKLSA's supplementary representation is now closed.
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