Reports


  • 28-June-2016

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    OECD Competition Assessment Reviews: Romania

    During the past few years, Romania has recovered well from the global financial crisis. However, the country still faces structural problems, including poor competitiveness, that limit economic growth. Against this background, the OECD Competition Assessment Project analysed legislation in three sectors of the Romanian economy: construction, transport and food processing. Using the OECD Competition Assessment Toolkit to structure the analysis, the OECD identified 227 problematic regulations and made 152 specific recommendations on legal provisions that should be amended or repealed. This report identifies the sources of those benefits and, where possible, provides quantitative estimates. If these recommendations are implemented, there should be benefits to consumers in Romania and to the Romanian economy in all three sectors.

  • 25-May-2016

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    Competition Law and Policy in Kazakhstan 2016

    Kazakhstan's competition system underwent a peer review of its law and regulation at the 2015 Global Forum on Competition on 29-30 October 2015. The report was launched in Astana on 25 May 2016 and provides a throught insight into the current strenghts and weakness of the Kazakhstan competition regime.

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  • 19-March-2016

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    Policies for Sound and Effective Investment in China

    Since the start of the economic reform process in the 70s China has been able to generate a large volume of investment, both from domestic and foreign sources. This high volume of investment was instrumental in sustaining strong economic growth and related improvements in living standards. However, this growth model is not longer sustainable. Returns on investment have fallen, excessive capacity is plaguing several sectors and the negative externalities have been very onerous, notably in terms of environmental degradation and rising income inequality. A key objective of the Chinese government is therefore to move the economy towards a more balanced, sustainable and inclusive growth path as envisaged by the 13th Five-Year Plan. In this adjustment process, the country is seeking new approaches for smarter, greener and more productive investment. This will require mutually reinforcing reforms to improve investment planning, rebalance the role of government and market forces, mainstream responsible business conduct and encourage greater private investment, especially in green infrastructure. China’s growing role as an outward investor may act as catalyser for the required reforms at home, as Chinese private and state-owned enterprises have to adopt internationally recognised practices and standards .

  • 18-March-2015

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    Promoting Competition Market Studies in Latin America

    Market studies provide competition authorities with an in-depth understanding of how sectors and markets work. The OECD and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office are providing support to Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Peru in their use of market studies as an important competition tool.

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  • 18-March-2015

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    Competition and market studies in Latin America 2015: The case of Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Peru

    This OECD report presents market studies practices in the six Latin America countries and provides areas for improvement on how to improve their legal and institutional set-up based on competition agencies’ practices.

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  • 11-March-2015

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    Mexico - Competition Law and Policy

    This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Mexico in the area of competition law and policy.

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  • 11-March-2015

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    Chile - Competition Law and Policy

    This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Chile in the area of Competition Law and Policy.

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  • 11-March-2015

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    Panama - Competition Law and Policy

    This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Panama in the area of Competition Law and Policy.

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  • 11-March-2015

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    Argentina - Competition Law and Policy

    This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Argentina in the area of Competition Law and Policy.

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  • 11-March-2015

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    El Salvador - Competition Law and Policy

    This page contains information on the work of the OECD and El Salvador in the area of Competition Law and Policy.

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