SEK 100,000 to the winning essay-writers

Press Grades, pharmaceuticals, personal data and home-help – these are just some of the subjects tackled by the winners of the Swedish Competition Authority’s essay-writing contest. The jury had no fewer than 37 student essays to...

Court judgement could lead to higher costs for district heating

Press The merger of Logstor and Powerpipe, which the Patent and Market Court of Appeal has today approved, will lead to a strong concentration in Sweden’s market for district heating pipes. This is the finding of the Swedish...

Dan Sjöblom is the new Director General for the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority

Today the Minister for Housing and Digital Development Peter Eriksson presented the government’s decision on the new Director General for the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), Dan Sjöblom.

New statistics report gives a clearer picture of public procurement in Sweden

Press The Swedish National Agency for Public Procurement and the Swedish Competition Authority have produced a new report with statistics on public procurement. The report shows that procurement relating to framework agreements is...

English version of interactive guide for direct awards

The interactive guide "Can I perform a direct award?" is a tool to support and assist anyone who handles public procurements. The guide is now available in an English version.

Decision-making powers make the Swedish Competition Authority faster and more efficient

Press Effective supervision of competition is in the interests of both consumers and companies, declares the Swedish Competition Authority in a statement submitted to the Swedish Government. Providing the Competition Authority with...

Demand for procurement fines for Arbetsförmedlingen

Press According to the Swedish Competition Authority, Arbetsförmedlingen violated the procurement regulations when purchasing IT consultancy services. Existing contracts have been extended without publication of a contract notice....

Request for the payment of procurement fines by Norrbotten County Council

Press The Swedish Competition Authority is requesting that Norrbotten County Council be ordered to pay procurement fines after conducting the illegal direct award of contracts.