On 6–9 September experts from the Armenian Competition Protection Commission participated in a study visit to the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba, as well as to other institutions, and got acquainted with their activities and practice of international cooperation.
T oday t he Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba r efused t o clear the acquisition of 1 00 per cent of the s hares and sole control of the Lithuanian company B altic M ill by the L atvian firm D obeles d zirnavnieks . The a uthority f ound t hat t he merger w ould c reate o r s trengthen the...
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba supervising how municipalities comply with the Law on Competition when concluding in-house contracts will analyse whether they conform to the judicial interpretations of the Constitutional Court concerning the assessment of the impact of in-house contracts on fair competition.
Having conducted the annual impact assessment of its activities, the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba calculated that direct expected benefits to consumers over the period of 2019–2021 amounted to an average of EUR 15.6 million per year and exceeded the authority’s annual budget 6.2 times.
In the strategic plan 2022 the Lithuanian Konkurencijos taryba has identified four priority sectors. The authority is planning to monitor more closely competition restrictions in the labour market, health sector (including pharmaceuticals), retail trade and e-commerce, as well as to take active enforcement and advocacy actions.
The Regional Conference "State Aid and Western Balkans’ Economies" gathered on 24 November 2021 representatives of the Serbian Commission for State Aid Control, European Commission, state aid control bodies from the region and European experts who exchanged experience during the current COVID-19 pandemic, which has significantly affected the...
Having conducted the annual impact assessment of its activities, the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba calculated that direct expected benefits to consumers over the period of 2018–2020 amounted to an average of EUR 19.3 million per year and exceeded the authority’s annual budget 8 times.
Businesses are currently facing particular challenges due to the coronavirus crisis, which may encourage companies to cooperate with each other in order to overcome the negative consequences to the benefit of consumers, for example by ensuring the supply of scarce products.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy successfully completed the European Union Twinning Project in Ukraine.
This September the Council‘s experts embarked on a mission to teach Vilnius pupils more about fair competition and its benefits brought to business and consumers, which appeared to be something that is self-evident to them.
On December 5 the Lithuanian Competition Council joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Competition Day and reminded the society that #CompetingIsHealthy, #CompetingIsWorthwhile, #CompetingIsBeneficial .
During the school year the Council‘s experts will be visiting a number of schools in Vilnius to teach senior pupils the principles of effective competition, its benefits for consumers, as well as help them recognise anti-competitive agreements and misleading advertising, as part of the competition advocacy project “Competition Council goes to school“.