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Namibian Competition Commission

Background on the Namibian Competition Commission

The Namibian Competition Commission was established in terms of the Competition Act 2 of 2003. The Act regulates competition issues across all sectors of the Namibian economy, having regulatory oversight of over 80 000 business entities. It became operational on 09 December 2009.

In terms of the Act, the Commission is entrusted as the principal institution to promote and safeguard fair competition in Namibia by promoting the efficiency, adaptability and development of the Namibian economy.

The Commission is tasked with providing consumers with competitive prices and product choices; promoting employment and advance the social economic welfare of Namibians; expanding opportunities for Namibian participation in world markets while recognizing the role of foreign competition in Namibia; ensuring that small undertakings have an equitable opportunity to participate in the Namibian economy; and promoting a greater spread of ownership, in particular to increase ownership stakes of historically disadvantaged persons.

Latest News

24 July 2019

Media Statement Commission fines Santam and Hollard for price fixing 24July2019

The Commission has concluded settlement agreements with Santam Namibia Ltd (“Santam”) and Hollard Insurance Company of Namibia Ltd (“Hollard”) in respect of an investigation relating to alleged price fixing in contravention of the Competition Act No.2 of 2003. ...

Events

22 November 2019

Vacancy Legal Analyst EEC Directorate

The Commission seeks the services of a dynamic individual in its Enforcement, Exemptions & Cartels Directorate.   Deadline: 22 November 2019  ...

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