Greater welfare with more open borders

Press Further internationalisation of the economy can help boost welfare in Sweden. But this can only be achieved if we have efficient markets in Sweden and if competitive pressure remains strong.

One of three trade organisations in grey area

Press Many trade organisations offer their members services that lie in grey area between what is permitted and what is prohibited under Sweden’s competition rules. This is the conclusion of a study by the Swedish Competition...

The Director General leaves for a new position

The Director General of The Swedish Competition Authority, Mr Claes Norgren, has today been appointed Auditor General by the Swedish Parliament (Riksdag). Mr Norgren will take up his position at The Swedish National Audit...

Stop power network companies from overpricing

Press The recommendations of the Energy Network Inquiry put consumers and individual enterprises at a disadvantage, says the Swedish Competition Authority, commenting on the inquiry report.

Swedish Competition Authority on public procurement: “Things are moving in the wrong direction”

Press New information shows that public procurements in Sweden exceeding contractual thresholds are increasing. At the same time fewer bids are being submitted. This is revealed in the report Competition in Sweden 2007 which has no...

The Pros and Cons of High Prices

The book from the seminar on 9 November 2007 is now available.

Raised food prices and the importance of competition

We are now heading towards a situation where competition is becoming crucial for the consumers.

High prices and competition

Press At a research conference, the question was asked how high prices affect competition and how any adverse effects might be counteracted.