The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2017

Malawi: Competition and Fair Trading Commission

Malawi’s competition policy was adopted in 1997, with the broad objective of creating an enabling environment for businesses, promoting economic efficiency and protecting consumer welfare. To ensure effective implementation of the competition policy, Parliament enacted the Competition and Fair Trading Act (CFTA) in 1998 and brought it into force on 1 April 2000. This article briefly discusses the CFTA and developments around it during 2014–2015, including brief case studies.

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