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Increased choices of providers for customers lead to increased firm competition and therefore to more productivity and growth. However, measuring the link between competition policy and productivity can be challenging. The topic is currently being discussed by the OECD Competition Committee and its working parties.
Strong competition is an optimizer for our economies. First of all, it is the best catalyst to increase our productivity. This is because a strong competition framework generates the right incentives to attract the most efficient firms into our markets.
Competition authorities are investigating how competition can help lower the prices of essential goods and services for the poor and what competition authorities can do to help, as well as examining how competition policy can help reduce poverty by stimulating employment, innovation and growth.
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This document contains the proceedings of a Roundtable on Vertical Restraints for On-line Sales held in the February 2013 session of the OECD Competition Committee. Discussions reviewed recent country experiences focusing on how e-commerce affects competition and what are the main vertical restraints competition issues.
The OECD works on advancing consumer finance protection through informed choice that includes disclosure, transparency and education; protection from fraud, abuse and errors; and recourse and advocacy.
Discussions at the 11th meeting of the OECD-IDB Latin American Competition Forum focused on criteria for setting fines for competition law infringements, regional competition agreements and unannounced inspections in antitrust investigations.
This multi-year project aims to improve the competitiveness of the Mexican economy by reforming and modifying the regulatory and institutional framework to support higher levels of investment, employment and growth.
Access reviews on competition law and policy in Latin American countries conducted by the IDB and the OECD. Countries covered are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama and Peru.
This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Honduras in the area of Competition Law and Policy.
This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Colombia in the area of Competition Law and Policy.