PRESS RELEASE 2019-018 20 November 2019    PH, China competition authorities ink MoU for technical cooperation    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) of the People’s Republic of China signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding (MoU), in a move to strengthen bilateral ties on competition law enforcement…. continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-017 18 November 2019   PCC extends Grab’s commitments, offers way to refund riders   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved a new set of voluntary commitments undertaken by Grab as a continuing condition for the antitrust authority’s clearance of Grab’s acquisition of Uber in the Philippines in 2018. In its Commission… continue reading ››

  In this year’s biggest gathering of economists and development thought leaders in the country, the Philippine Competition Commission joins the 57th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Philippine Economic Society on November 7, 2019 at Novotel Manila, Quezon City, bearing the plenary topic: “Dynamic Markets, Growth, and Inequality: Can Antitrust Crack the Code?” The… continue reading ››

    PRESS RELEASE 2019-016 25 October 2019 PCC: SC rules on dawn raids to bolster cartel investigations The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) gets a boost from the Supreme Court through its issuance of rules governing the conduct of searches and inspections, strengthening PCC’s ability to carry out dawn raids on entities suspected of violating… continue reading ››

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is one with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the nation, in celebrating Consumer Welfare Month this October with the theme, “Sustainable Consumption: Understanding the Impact of Consumers’ Choices in a Shared Environment.” The PCC remains steadfast in promoting competition that result in advancing consumer welfare, which in turn… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-014 1 October 2019   Competition lens eyed in agri sector as PCC, DA pledge cooperation The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) have sealed a partnership for strengthened coordination and mutual advisory assistance on competition concerns given the agriculture sector’s primary importance to consumer welfare and inclusive development…. continue reading ››

  PRESS RELEASE 2019-013 24 September 2019   PCC, BCDA sign partnership for cooperation in JVs, PPP deals   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has inked a partnership with the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) recently in Clark Freeport, Pampanga sealing a harmonized campaign to foster competition amid big-ticket developments behind the government’s massive… continue reading ››