Four out of ten health care centres running at a deficit

Press There are good opportunities for quality competition among health care centres in many parts of the country. But many of the centres are finding it difficult to make ends meet on the county council’s compensation – and that...

Swedish Match faces SEK 38 million in administrative fines from the Swedish Competition Authority

Press Manufacturers of snus and consumers have been negatively affected by the strict rules imposed by the dominant market player Swedish Match for their snus coolers. The Swedish Competition Authority is now summoning Swedish Matc...

Lowest price the deciding factor in most procurements

Press More public procurement contracts are now being awarded on the basis of “the lowest price" instead of “the most economically advantageous” tender. This is shown by new statistics from the Swedish Competition Authority.

Stockholm County Council facing demand for a procurement fine

Press Stockholm County Council is facing a demand to pay SEK 0.5 million in a public procurement damage fine for buying services in plastic surgery without following the procurement regulations. The Swedish Competition Authority is...

World Competition Day

Since 2010 the non-governmental organisation Cuts International (Consumer Unity & Trust Society) has undertaken an initiative to highlight competition issues by celebrating 5 December as World Competition Day.

Nine essay winners share SEK 100,000

Nine students have been awarded for their essays on subjects relating to competition and public procurement. They will share a total of SEK 100,000. This was revealed when the results of this year's edition of the Swedish...

More flexibility in new procurement regulations

Press Create more flexibility for the authorities offering contracts, and provide greater opportunities for so-called social enterprises and idea-rich organisations to tender for contracts. This is highlighted by the Swedish...

Comprehensive support for sustainable and efficient public procurement

The Swedish Competition Authority now has comprehensive procurement support. The new organisation, with its broad range of competencies, means that support, information and guidance regarding sustainable and efficient public...