Economics at your fingertips  

Competition Policy in Turkey

Ayşe Mumcu and Ünal Zenginobuz ()

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: We review the enforcement of competition policy and the activities of Turkish Competition Authority during 1997-2000. Descriptive statistics are provided on the caseload handled, such as types of anti-competitive behavior investigated, breakdown of investigations by industry, violations found, and penalties imposed. Competition Authority has been stretched in terms of manpower as it has faced a flood of applications in addition to having to develop the necessary secondary legislation. The most salient cases handled concerned infringement of competition, while a rather lenient position was taken in authorizing mergers and acquisitions. The silence of the Turkish Competition Law regarding public undertakings is a potential source of problem for aligning competition policies with those of EU.

Keywords: competition policy; competition authority; Turkey (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L44 L40 K21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2001-11-21, Revised 2002-01-28
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link) original version (application/pdf)

Related works:
Working Paper: Competition Policy in Turkey (2001) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link:

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany Ludwigstraße 33, D-80539 Munich, Germany. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Joachim Winter ().

Page updated 2020-11-11
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:198