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Cartel enforcement can be extremely challenging and proactive detection tools and screening can be very helpful to competition authorities. This page presents ongoing work by the OECD Competition Committee in this area.
Food processing and retail chains often give rise to competition issues, especially due to trends of high and volatile commodity prices. Competition issues in the food chain industry have been discussed by the OECD Competition Committee.
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.