Asphalt cartel should be penalised more severely in new trial

Press The Swedish Competition Authority wants the asphalt cartel that has been operating in Sweden to be given heavier fines. The authority has submitted a cross appeal to the Stockholm City Court calling for more severe financial...

Construction companies convicted of operating a asphalt cartel

Press “The key parts of the Competition Authority’s case were accepted by the Stockholm City Court. The verdict means a firm stand has been taken against the construction companies in the asphalt cartel. By Swedish standards, the...

The Swedish Competition Authority to supervise public procurement

Press Public procurement must be carried out correctly, and in a way that gives small businesses a chance to join the bidding.

Legislate on freedom of choice in elderly care and primary care

Let those in need of care choose for themselves who provides such services. Introduce legislation establishing a national free-choice model both for home help in elderly care and for primary care. This would strengthen the...

More research on public procurement

Look more closely into the effects of public procurement on Swedish business and the economy. This appeal for increased research is made jointly by the Swedish Competition Authority, the Swedish Association of Local Authoriti...

End co-ownership of nuclear power!

Press Break up the joint ownership structure of Sweden’s nuclear power industry by letting the principal owners operate one facility each. This is the advice of the Swedish Competition Authority in a written communication to the...

Don’t forget the consumer when privatising companies!

The highest price does not always yield the greatest benefits when the state sells off public enterprises. The effects on consumers and competition must also be weighed in.

Annual report 2006

Good results have been achieved this last year. As concerns the application of the law, results are demonstrated in the obligations and administrative fines imposed by Stockholm District Court, as well as by companies removin...