PRESS STATEMENT 18 November 2019   Re: Grab’s Extended Undertaking and Fines   Colleagues from the Philippine Competition Commission, friends from the media, good morning.   We are pleased to announce that the Philippine Competition Commission has approved a new set of commitments undertaken by Grab to address the lingering competition concerns in the ride-hailing… continue reading ››

PRESS STATEMENT 22 April 2019   PCC looks into power plant shutdowns, outages for alleged collusion   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) looks into allegations of collusion or abuse of dominance amid a series of shutdowns among power plants that may have contributed to price increase in the retail electricity market. The recent spate of scheduled… continue reading ››

PRESS STATEMENT 29 March 2019   PCC Statement on Alleged Cold Storage Cartel in Onion Industry   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) confirms the receipt of the request for assistance by the Department of Agriculture (DA) on the alleged cold storage cartel in the onion industry. All of PCC’s actions are directed by its mandate… continue reading ››

PRESS STATEMENT 4 March 2019   Arsenio M. Balisacan, PhD Chairman Philippine Competition Commission “Fostering Competition in the Philippines: The Challenge of Restrictive Regulations” World Bank Report Launch Makati City Friends in the media, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. I congratulate the members of the World Bank team who spearheaded this comprehensive and well-researched study… continue reading ››