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...

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...

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...

Interactive guidance and other outreach efforts

In the first issue in August of the Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle, the Swedish Competition Authority outlines it outreach efforts within procurement and competition law. The article especially focuses o...

The Swedish Competition Authority brings action against companies in the removal business for anticompetitive agreements

Press The Swedish Competition Authority has petitioned that three companies in the removal business are sentenced to pay a total of SEK 42 million in fines since they have agreed not to compete with each other during a period of time.

Work on improving expertise in food procurement

The Swedish Competition Authority has been commissioned by the government to implement skills enhancing initiatives in the area of public procurement of food, with particular regard to environmental and animal welfare standards.

Facilitating a non-toxic environment in preschools – new commission for the Swedish Competition Authority

The government has commissioned the Swedish Competition Authority with developing criteria for chemical requirements for procurements in preschools. The project also includes developing support material for procurers and...