August / September 1999

The GCR interviews: Competition in the east

01 August 1999

Ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the leading economies of Eastern Europe are on the brink of membership in the European Union - a confirmation of the speed with which their economies have adapted to a global free market system from which they were excluded for 50 years. As part of this process, they have also developed competition regimes closely based on the EU model. Three senior regulators from Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic told GCR about the experiences of their countries in the antitrust arena