Competition Commission of Pakistan issues show cause notice to Fabric Companies for Deceptive Marketing Practices

Islamabad, October 18, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notices to eight fabric and packaging companies for deceptively using the registered trademark of ShajarPak (Pvt.) Limited, a fabric manufacturer. ShajarPak complained to CCP that five fabric manufacturers including Ahmad Pasha Collection, Aamir Cloth House, M. Ramazan Fabrics, Pasha the Designer …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan imposes penalties over Rs 26 billion in 8 years to ensure free competition in economy: Member

Sargodha, December 23, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed total penalties of over 26 billion rupees on different undertakings for various violations of the Competition Law since 2007, aimed to protect consumers from anti-competitive practices and restore and ensure free competition in the country’s economy. This was stated by CCP Member …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan organises seminar at Jhang Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Jhang, December 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): As part of the ‘National Road Show on Competition Law’, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organized a seminar at the Jhang Chamber of Commerce and industry (JCCI), and briefed the business community on Competition Law and also guided them on the adoption of Voluntary Competition Compliance Code. The seminar …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan focussed on removing entry barriers for smooth business and industry

Faisalabad, December 18, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) is focussed on removing entry barriers for smooth business and industry by effectively implementing the Competition Law and facilitating the business community through advocacy. The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organized a seminar at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), as part …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan organizes seminar at Mardan Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Islamabad, December 09, 2015 (PPI-OT): As part of the National Road Show on Competition Law, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organized a seminar at the Mardan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and briefed the business community on Competition Law, the benefits of competitive conduct and the cautions to avoid anti-competitive practices. The seminar …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan initiates inquiry into unfair trading conditions imposed by dominant manufacturers in the automobile industry

Islamabad, June 25, 2015 (PPI-OT):The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has initiated an inquiry under Section 37 of the Competition Act, 2010 into the possible anti-competitive behaviour of the two dominant car manufacturers in the automobile sector, which is, prima facie, responsible for putting unreasonable financial burden on the consumers of passenger vehicles without giving …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan issues Policy Note to government to withdraw National Insurance Company Limited’s monopoly over insurance of public property

Islamabad, May 19, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued a Policy Note to the Federal Government recommending it to amend Section 166 of the Insurance Ordinance, 2000, which currently prevents competition in the non-life insurance market by extending exclusive rights to the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) with respect to insurance …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan issues opinion to address competition concerns in public procurement of electric power equipment

Islamabad, April 16, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued an Opinion under Section 29 of the Competition Act, 2010 containing its recommendations in the matter of procurement of electrical equipment by the public sector procuring agencies to address recurring anti-competitive concerns regarding certain restrictive, exclusionary and discriminatory terms and conditions in …

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Competition Commission of Pakistan imposes Rs140 million penalty on Automobile Dealers’ Association for cartelization

Islamabad, April 14, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has passed an order imposing a penalty of PKR 140 Million on the Pakistan Automobile Manufacturers Authorized Dealers Association (PAMADA) for cartelization in the three relevant markets of body repairs and paint jobs, genuine automobile spare parts, and trained and experienced sales and technical …

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