Turkish Competition Authority (Ankara)

Turkish Competition Authority

Turkish Competition Authority (Ankara)

The goal of the Competition Authority, which is charged with enforcing the aforementioned Act, is to facilitate and protect competition in markets. In order to achieve this goal, the Competition Authority: (1)penalizes undertakings which distort or prevent competition in the market, through examination and investigation processes subject to detailed regulation,(2) grants exemption to and prepares secondary regulations for agreements which are in conflict with competition rules but are beneficial for the economy and the consumers, (3) prevents monopolization within the market by examining mergers, acquisitions and joint-ventures over a certain threshold, (4) in the privatization stage, examines the transfer of public undertakings to the private sector, and through privatization, reduces the effects of the state on the economy while preventing monopolization in the areas the public sector exits, (5) ensures the dominance of competitive conditions within the markets by sending opinions on various acts and regulations which would negatively affect or restrict competition in the markets to government institutions and organizations concerned.

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1508 Bulletin

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority assesses competition commitments of a repair and maintenance undertaking for laser engraving machines following a finding of abuse of dominant position (SPGPrints Baskı Sistemleri)

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The Board Decision concerning the assessment of the commitment text submitted by SPGPrints Baskı Sistemleri Tic. Ltd. Şti. within the scope of the preliminary inquiry into the claim that the undertaking abused its dominant position in the market for repair and maintenance of laser engraving (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority approves the commitments of a global beverages company following a finding of restriction of competition through the distribution and sale of competing products (Coca Cola Satış)

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The Board Decision concerning the commitments offered by Coca Cola Satış ve Dağıtım A.Ş. (CCSD) in the investigation to determine whether the undertaking concerned violated the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition by preventing the sale of competing products at the final outlets (Date: (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority refuses to grant negative clearance to sharing of market information amongst ceramic sanitary ware manufacturers and ceramic tile manufacturers (Ceramic Sanitary Ware Manufacturers Association / Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Association)

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The Board Decision concerning the request that a negative clearance/exemption be granted to the collection and sharing of certain information about the activities of Ceramic Sanitary Ware Manufacturers Association and Ceramic Tile Manufacturers (20.08.2020) (23.8.2022)* As a result of the (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority issues final decision in the investigation regarding the price fixing infringement of an oil and gas company (Beypazarı İçecek Pazarlama Dağıtım Ambalaj Turizm Petrol İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret)

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Pronouncement of the Final Decision Regarding the Investigation concerning Beypazarı İçecek Pazarlama Dağıtım Ambalaj Turizm Petrol İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ According to Article 49 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition (26.5.2022)* Within the scope of the investigation conducted per (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority issues final decision regarding the investigation of a petroleum company for price fixing and other anticompetitive infringements (Kınık Maden Suları)

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Pronouncement of the Final Decision Regarding the Investigation about Kınık Maden Suları AŞ According to Article 49 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection of Competition (26.5.2022)* Within the scope of the investigation conducted per the Competition Board decision dated 24.02.2022 and numbered (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority issues first decision where leniency and settlement procedures are implemented together (Beypazarı İçecek Pazarlama Dağıtım Ambalaj Turizm Petrol İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret / Kınık Maden Suları)

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The First Decision where Leniency and Settlement Procedures are Implemented Together (25.5.2022) The investigation concerning Beypazarı İçecek Pazarlama Dağıtım Ambalaj Turizm Petrol İnşaat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. and Kınık Maden Suları A.Ş. was concluded. (26.5.2022)* The investigation conducted to (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority concludes investigation for abuse of dominance by an online platform in the market for second-hand books (Nadirkitap Bilişim)

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Investigation concerning Nadirkitap Bilişim ve Reklamcılık AŞ was concluded (12.4.2022) (15.4.2022)* The investigation conducted upon the claim that Nadirkitap Bilişim ve Reklamcılık AŞ, which carries out intermediation services in the market for online sales of second hand books via the website (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority conducts hearing in relation to the investigation of three healthcare companies for antitrust infringements (Biopharma Logistics / Transorient / Tunaset Biofarma Lojistik)

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Hearing for the investigation concerning Biopharma Logistics Uluslararası Taşımacılık Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., Transorient Uluslararası Taşımacılık ve Ticaret A.Ş. and Tunaset Biofarma Lojistik Hizmetleri A.Ş. To be held on May 17, 2022 (12.4.2022) (20.4.2022)* The investigation conducted upon the claim (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority considers in its final examination the acquisition of cement and concrete companies by a cement manufacturer (Kayseri Cement Factory / Niğde Cement Factory / Ankara Grinding Facility / Malatya Packaging Facility / Çimko Çimento)

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The application concerning the acquisition of Kayseri Cement Factory, Niğde Cement Factory, Ankara Grinding Facility, Malatya Packaging Facility and the assets of Ambar, Nevşehir, Aksaray, Kahramanmaraş, Ereğli, Başakpınar and Cırgalan Ready-Mixed Concrete Facilities within the body of Çimsa Çimento (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority concludes anticompetitive investigations on three port logistics companies and fines only the dominant one (Ortadoğu Antalya Liman İşletmeleri / Medlog Lojistik Gemicilik Turizm / MSC Gemi Acenteliği)

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The investigation concerning Ortadoğu Antalya Liman İşletmeleri A.Ş., MSC Gemi Acenteliği A.Ş. and Medlog Lojistik Gemicilik Turizm A.Ş. concluded (8.3.2022) (9.3.2022)* The investigation conducted to determine whether articles 4 and 6 were violated, concerning Ortadoğu Antalya Liman İşletmeleri (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority concludes antitrust infringement investigations conducted on private healthcare institutions and association of undertakings and makes no finding of liability

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Investigation conducted about certain private healthcare institutions and associations of undertakings was concluded (2.3.2022) (9.3.2022)* The investigation whether certain private healthcare institutions and associations of undertakings violated article 4 of the Act no 4054 on the Protection (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority concludes investigation on price and market sharing antitrust infringements by a broadcasting company (Krea İçerik Hizmetleri)

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Investigation concerning Krea İçerik Hizmetleri ve Prodüksiyon AŞ concluded (20.1.2022) (21.1.2022)* The investigation which was initiated upon the claim that Krea İçerik Hizmetleri ve Prodüksiyon A.Ş. (Digiturk), through its pricing conduct related to commercial packages including Turkish Super (...)

Turkish Competition Authority The Turkish Competition Authority warns it will impose the most serious administrative fines on food sellers who charged excessive prices during the COVID-19 pandemic

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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT* It is observed that in our food market, especially in the market for fresh vegetables and fruits, there are extreme price increases in an opportunist manner nowadays, while we are facing with global COVID-19 outbreak. Being granted the power to protect consumer welfare (...)

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