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Malawi seeks to enhance competition and consumer protection
15 Jul 2021
The southeastern African nation is determined to make legislative, administrative and procedural changes to make markets fairer and better protect consumers.
Ensuring open, competitive and fair digital markets
12 Jul 2021
As online platforms are global in nature, more regional and international cooperation is needed for effective enforcement of competition law in cross-border cases in the digital economy.
Vulnerable consumers of public utilities need more protection
6 Jul 2021
The economic and health crisis triggered by COVID-19 has put vulnerable consumers in a more precarious situation, leaving them unable to pay for essential household expenses.
Countries focus on protecting consumers amid and after COVID-19
15 Oct 2020
Stakeholders gather to share experiences and exchange information to advance the welfare of consumers in open markets.
Defending competition in the markets during COVID-19
8 Apr 2020
UNCTAD urges competition authorities to use all their tools to combat the adverse consequences of COVID-19 in the markets.
Consumer protection crucial for the digital economy to thrive
13 Mar 2020
Written by By Teresa Moreira, Head of Competition and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD
Keeping markets fair in digital era requires stronger cooperation
26 Nov 2019
The first Instanbul Competition Forum meets amid growing concerns about market power and wealth concentration in the hands of a few digital giants.
Competition law crosses the digital threshold
18 Jul 2019
While competition law's logic is sound, it needs new levers to address the challenges of the modern world and help regulators and enforcers do their jobs.
Cairo home to new competition-focused training centre
21 Nov 2018
Competition agencies from seven Middle East and North African countries will benefit from world-class courses offered at innovative training hub in Egypt.