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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.

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21 September 2020

Summary of the Draft Competition Bill

Dear Stakeholders, Hereto attached a detailed summary of the amendments made to the Competition Bill. Kindly peruse and provide your input electronically to Ms Melissa Hanmer at email address: For technical queries, contact Ms Hanmer at 061-224622 (w). The written submissions should be submitted on or before 30 October 2020. The Commission highly values your input in its ...


21 September 2020

Extension of Due Date for Written Submissions on Draft Competition Bill

Dear Stakeholders Kindly note that the due date for the submission of written input on the Draft Competition Bill has been extended to 30 October 2020. All written submissions should be forwarded electronically, to email address: on or before 30 October 2020. For technical queries contact Ms Melissa Hanmer at the above mentioned email address or telephonic...

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