Competition Law and Policy in Latin America




Mexico and El Salvador - OECD Competition Law and Policy Reviews

Mexico and El Salvador have recently undergone reviews of their competion regimes. Mexico's peer review is being launched in February 2020 and El Salvador will be later this year.

» See the 2020 OECD Peer Review of Competition Law and Policy in Mexico

» More country reviews of competition law and policy


OECD-INDECOPI launch new Competition Regional Centre for Latin America 

20 November 2019 - OECD and INDECOPI launch new regional centre to provide capacity building assistance and policy advice for competition officials in Latin America. Activities will kick off with a merger workshop and an official launch event in Lima in presence of Peru's president Mr Martín Vizcarra Cornejo. Read the press release. More about the centre.


Fighting bid rigging in the procurement of public works in Argentina

19 November 2019 - The OECD and Argentina's Competition Authority have partnered to review Argentina's procurement practices in the public works sector. This report presents the main findings and provides recommendations to design competitive procurement and fight bid rigging in accordance with international good practicesAccess the report.



Promoting market studies in Latin America

This project studies current practices of market studies in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Peru so as to provide them with recommendations on how to improve the legal and institutional set-ups of competition market studies. An OECD report was launched during a two-day capacity-building event for competition officials in Santiago, Chile on 18-19 March 2015.

Read more about the project • Access the reportDescargue el informe • Read the news releaseComunicado de prensa



The Inter-American Development Bank and the OECD have collaborated on a series of reviews of competition law and policy regimes in Latin America since 2003. Most of these reviews were performed during the meetings of the Latin American Competition Forum which are held every year in a different country in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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These follow-up studies assess the impact of the initial reviews and recommendations.

Follow-up to the Nine Peer Reviews of Competition Law and Policy of Latin American Countries - cover2012

Follow-up to the Nine Latin American Peer Reviews of Competition Law and Policy


Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru




Peer Reviews of Competition Law and Policy in Latin America: A Follow-Up


Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru



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