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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

18 May 2020

UPDATE ON CONSUMER PRICE EXPLOITATION COMPLAINTS

The Commission wishes to notify the public that it has over the past 4-5 weeks received numerous complaints from the public about significant increases in prices of various products in the wake of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. The Commission’s further price movement analysis indicates clear evidence of price exp...

Events

29 June 2020

Invitation to Stakeholders Conference:Proposed Acquisition of Schwenk Cement by West China Cement

Invitation to attend and participate at the Stakeholders Conference on the proposed acquisition of shares in Schwenk Namibia PTY Ltd  (Ohorongo Cement) by West China Cement Ltd (WCC): The Commission hereby invites stakeholders to attend a stakeholders’ conference in terms of Section 46(1) of the Competition Act No.2 of 2003, that will be held on 9 July 2020, at 10h00 – 13h00 at ...

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