CCP CONCLUDES ENQUIRY IN CEMENT SECTOR CARTELISATION

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has concluded its enquiry in the matter of prima facie violation of the Section 4 (Prohibited Agreements) Competition Act, 2010 by all Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association and its member undertakings. The enquiry was initiated based on the information gathered through various media reports,… Continue reading

CCP MARKS WORLD COMPETITION DAY 2020 WITH THE THEME “ENHANCING ECONOMIC EFFECIENCY OF SMEs

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) marks the World Competition Day on 5th December 2020 with the theme, “Enhancing Economic Efficiency of SMEs” with the resolve to play an active role under its mandate to strengthen and support the small and medium enterprises through policy and advocacy initiatives. On… Continue reading

CCP APPLAUDS SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL CABINET FOR RESOLVING THE ISSUE OF CCP’S INDEPENDENT FUNDING

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet, in its meeting on 24 November 2020, demonstrated its unequivocal support to the CCP by approving the issuance of a statutory regulatory order (SRO), prescribing 3% of fee and charges levied by SECP, OGRA, PTA, NEPRA and PEMRA from the financial year 2009-10 and onwards to… Continue reading

CCP CONDUCTS SEARCH & INSPECTION OF ALL PAKISTAN CEMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION’S OFFICE BEARERS IN KARACHI

Exercising its powers under Section 34 of the Competition Act 2010, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), as part of an enquiry launched in May 2020 to investigate the possible anti-competitive activities by the cement manufacturers, carried out a search and inspection of the offices of Chairman and Vice Chairman… Continue reading

CCP ISSUES SHOW CAUSE NOTICES TO PSMA, 84 SUGAR MILLS FOR PRIMA FACIE CARTELISATION IN SUGAR INDSUTRY & VIOLATION OF SECTION 4 OF COMPETITION ACT, 2010

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notices to Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) and its 84 member mills on multiple instances of prima facie cartelization in violation of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2010. The show cause notices have been issued after the CCP… Continue reading

CCP CONDUCTS SEARCH & INSPECTION OF A SUGAR MILL GROUP HEAD OFFICE

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) today carried out a search and inspection of a sugar mill head office in Lahore, to impound proofs of the group’s suspected involvement in anti-competitive activities in violation of the Competition Act, 2010. As part of an ongoing enquiry into the possible anti-competitive… Continue reading

CCP CONDUCTS SEARCH & INSPECTION OF ALL PAKISTAN CEMENT MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION’S LAHORE OFFICES

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), as part of an enquiry launched in May 2020 to investigate the possible anti-competitive activities by the    cement manufacturers, carried out a search and inspection of the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA) in Lahore today. Two different teams entered and searched the… Continue reading

CCP PASSES ORDER IN THE MATTER OF ALLEGED DECEPTIVE MARKETING CLAIMS

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order deciding a matter of the alleged deceptive advertising claims by M/s Hi-Tech for its products under the brand name “Zic.” Chevron Pakistan Lubricants (Pvt) Limited complained to the CCP that certain marketing and advertising claims made by M/s Hi-Tech… Continue reading

CCP CONDUCTS SEARCH & INSPECTION OF PAKISTAN SUGAR MILLS ASSOCIATION’s ISLAMABAD, LAHORE OFFICES

ISLAMABAD: As part of an ongoing enquiry into the possible anti-competitive activities in the sugar industry, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) carried out a search and inspection of the Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA)’s Lahore and Islamabad offices today. The CCP authorized its officers to the ‘Enter and Search’… Continue reading

CCP Holds Consultative Meeting to discuss competition distortions in wheat sector

Islamabad: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) held a consultative meeting with the key stakeholders to discuss the competition distortions and consumer protection issues in the wheat sector of Pakistan. The meeting was attended by Secretary National Food Security & Research (NFS&R) Omar Hamid Khan who was accompanied by his… Continue reading

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