Sten Nyberg new chief Economist at the Swedish Competition Authority

Press Professor Sten Nyberg has been appointed Chief Economist at the Swedish Competition Authority.

Competitiveness needs competition

Press Effective and competitive dynamic markets benefit both companies and consumers, said Director General Claes Norgren at a meeting at the Swedish Competition Authority with Neelie Kroes, the EU Commissioner responsible for...

Swedish Road Administration withdraws its appeal against the asphalt ruling

The Swedish Road Administration has announced that it is withdrawing its appeal against the Stockholm City Court’s ruling in the asphalt cartel case. The court ruling, handed down in July this year, will thus apply as it stands.

Better public procurement boosts welfare

Small and medium sized enterprises must be given a better chance to join the bidding for public contracts. Empower the Competition Authority to take action against those who seriously violate the procurement rules. Enterprise...

The electricity market can be made more efficient

Press In a joint report, the five Nordic competition authorities maintain that developing new electricity production and boosting power transmission capacity between the Nordic countries would enhance competition in the electricity...

Swedish Competition Authority establishes a Procurement Council

The Swedish Competition Authority has established a special council to deal with procurement issues, bringing together experts from different fields.

New department for public procurement-related issues

A new department in the Swedish Competition Authority is to be responsible for the supervision of public procurement in Sweden. The head of the new department is Peter Lindblom.

Swedish Competition Authority new supervisory authority for public procurement

The supervision of public procurement in Sweden is to be strengthened.