Competition Policy

State-owned firms face overhaul

Published by rudy Date posted on April 16, 2018

Competition policy to separate commercial, regulatory functions of GOCCs By: Ben O. de Vera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Apr 16, 2018 The government will rationalize the functions of state-run corporations such that they could no longer have commercial and regulatory mandates at the same time, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto M. Pernia said.

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Competition in changing times

Published by rudy Date posted on February 16, 2018

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As more people worry about monopolies, an Economist explains what antitrust can and can’t do

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2017

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Last but not the least

Published by rudy Date posted on August 10, 2015

Juliet Marie M. Guevara (The Philippine Star), Aug. 10, 2015 At long last, the Philippines has a national competition policy. The President signed the Philippine Competition Act [Republic Act (RA) No. 10667] into law last July 21, 2015. The law prohibits anti-competitive agreements, abuse of one’s dominant market position, and anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions. To…

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Department of Trade and Industry targets industries operating like cartels

Published by rudy Date posted on September 3, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said yesterday that they will be going after industries that have cartel-like operations to bring down the prices of goods and protect consumers.

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