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Well-designed competition law, effective enforcement and competition-based economic reform promote growth and employment while making economies more flexible and innovative. The OECD actively encourages governments to tackle anti-competitive practices and fosters market-oriented reform throughout the world.  
 

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COMPETITION TRENDS 2021

Discover  the 2021 edition of our flagship with data on agencies’ resources, cartel detection, sanctions, abuse of dominance and merger reviews. 

» Download Vol. I - Global competition enforcement update

» Download Vol. II - Global merger control 

» View the statistical highlights  

 


2021 VIRTUAL OECD COMPETITION OPEN DAY

On 24 February, the 3rd virtual edition of the Open day focused on Competitive effects of killer acquisitionsSustainability and competitionCompetition and the economic recovery and Economics of digital ecosystems

» See the detailed programme and watch the sessions on replay 

 


2020 GLOBAL FORUM ON COMPETITION

7-10 December: The 19th edition of the Forum was held virtually included a keynote address by Margrethe Vestager and focused on Competition policy: Time for a reset?Abuse of dominance in digital markets , Economic analysis in merger investigations and the Use of market studies to tackle emerging competition issues

Missed the Forum? Access the programme and materials • Watch Day 1 live on Youtube 

 

 

GENDER INCLUSIVE COMPETITION POLICY

The call for proposals has now closed. The authors of selected proposals will be informed in due course in order that they may begin their research. We look forward to welcoming all interested parties to discuss and help to develop this research at an open workshop on Gender Inclusive Competition Policy 25 February 2021.

» More about the project 

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FOSTERING COMPETITION IN ASEAN

29/01/2021 - The Philippines, the second ASEAN member state to have its reports issued in the framework of the project Fostering Competition in Asean.

Access the reports and their highlights

 


INTERNATIONAL CARTELS DATABASE

A‌ccess our new database of international cartels with over 200 references since 2012 from approximately 50 jurisdictions. 

 


COMPETITION POLICY RESPONSES TO COVID-19

Check out our notes on how competition policy is being affected by the COVID crisis.

» Acess our notes and other materials

KEY ACTIVITIES

Best practice roundtables
Country reviews
Global Forum on Competition
Latin American & Caribbean Competition Forum

Reports by competition agencies
Reports by the Competition Committee

GLOBAL RELATIONS 

About global relations
Hungary centre for competition
Korea centre for competition
Peru centre for competition

INSTRUMENTS AND GUIDANCE

COVID-19: Competition policy responses
OECD Competition Trends

OECD Recommendations on competition
Best practices on information exchange
Competition assessment toolkit
Factsheet on competition and macroeconomic outcomes
Guidelines for fighting bid rigging
Guide for helping authorities assess the impact of their activities
Guiding principles for regulatory quality and performance
Inventory of MOUs between competition agencies
Inventory of international co-operation agreements on competition
International Cartels Database
Reference guide on ex-post evaluation of enforcement decisions

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