Report with facts and figures on public procurement in English

The report "Facts and figures on public procurement. Statistics concerning procurements conducted during 2014" is now available in an English version. The report is a joint publication from the Swedish Competition Authority a...

Circular Economy requires new market-oriented solutions

Press Adapting to circular economy requires a new way of thinking, new organisational solutions and technical innovation. This is the conclusion of Nordic competition authorities in a joint report. 

Change, progress and looking ahead to the future

The Swedish Competition Authority’s 2015 Annual Report contains several examples of where the law has been applied, or where proposals or measures have been implemented in order to drive the Authority forward so it can achiev...

New interactive guide for direct contract awards

Press A new interactive guide outlining whether contracts can be awarded directly has been produced by the Swedish Competition Authority and the National Agency for Public Procurement. It addresses the exceptions to the public...

Unexpected U-turn by court

Press The Swedish Market Court has reached a completely different conclusion than the one Stockholm City Court did earlier. The decision means that Borås Municipality’s service office does not violate the competition law if continu...

Swedish Competition Authority moves to prohibit pipe deal

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is going to court to stop a corporate merger in the market for district heating pipes. If the two largest of the four companies in the industry are permitted to merge the competition in the...

Risk of price hikes if chicken business deal is allowed

Press The Competition Authority is now going to court to prohibit Kronfågel from acquiring its competitor Lagerberg. If the deal goes through it would mean a significantly impaired competition situation on the chicken market, which...

“White jobs” monitoring by representatives permitted

Press The public procurement rules do not prevent a trade union, for instance, from controlling that a supplier is complying with an agreement once a public procurement process is completed. This is the conclusion of the Swedish...