Technical Overview

Find out more about various legal documentation and technical divisions of the Commission

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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22 October 2021

Media Statement - Advisory Notice on School Uniforms' Supplier

The Commission has been inundated with numerous complaints ...

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16 November 2021

Revised Complaint Filing Guidelines

The Commission  is mandated under Chapter.3 of the Competition Act No.2 of 2003 to deal with anti-competitive behaviour within the Namibian economy. The Commission has powers to investigate complaints and make determinations on business conduct found to be contravening the provisions of the Act. The Commission has revised complaint filing guidelines to assist individuals or businesses in understand the Co...

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