Islamabad, August 31, 2016 (PPI-OT):The Competition Commission of Pakistan has released a study on the meat sector in Pakistan for public comments, covering issues such as price monitoring and quality of meat and also exploring the growth potential of the sector. The study has been conducted as part of the assessments the CCP undertakes to …

Islamabad, March 15, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) while concluding an enquiry has issued a show cause notice to Proctor and Gamble Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited for indulging in alleged deceptive marketing practices in violation of Section 10 of the Competition Act, 2010. CCP received a complaint from Reckitt Benckiser (Pakistan) Limited alleging …

Islamabad, March 04, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has granted approval to the acquisition of upto 26.67% shares in Pakistan Refinery Limited (PRL) by Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSO). PRL is a local refinery producing various refined petroleum products such as motor gasoline, kerosene, and diesel oil for supply to oil …

Sargodha, December 23, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed total penalties of over 26 billion rupees on different undertakings for various violations of the Competition Law since 2007, aimed to protect consumers from anti-competitive practices and restore and ensure free competition in the country’s economy. This was stated by CCP Member …

Jhang, December 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): As part of the ‘National Road Show on Competition Law’, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organized a seminar at the Jhang Chamber of Commerce and industry (JCCI), and briefed the business community on Competition Law and also guided them on the adoption of Voluntary Competition Compliance Code. The seminar …

Faisalabad, December 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) is focussed on removing entry barriers for smooth business and industry by effectively implementing the Competition Law and facilitating the business community through advocacy. The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organized a seminar at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), as part …

Islamabad, December 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): As part of the National Road Show on Competition Law, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organized a seminar at the Mardan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and briefed the business community on Competition Law, the benefits of competitive conduct and the cautions to avoid anti-competitive practices. The seminar …

Islamabad, June 25, 2015 (PPI-OT):The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has initiated an inquiry under Section 37 of the Competition Act, 2010 into the possible anti-competitive behaviour of the two dominant car manufacturers in the automobile sector, which is, prima facie, responsible for putting unreasonable financial burden on the consumers of passenger vehicles without giving …

Islamabad, May 19, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued a Policy Note to the Federal Government recommending it to amend Section 166 of the Insurance Ordinance, 2000, which currently prevents competition in the non-life insurance market by extending exclusive rights to the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) with respect to insurance …