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The OECD holds a roundtable on promoting competition in postal services

Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note Executive summary, by the Secretariat In the light of the written submissions, the background note and the oral discussion, the following points emerge: (1) Postal services are one particular form of transportation or communication service for delivering goods and/or information from one point to another. Postal operators compete (at the margin) with a variety of firms offering other delivery or communications services, including, most importantly, telecommunications services. Postal services differ from other physical delivery services in that because of the volume and physical nature of mail, postal operators can take advantage of economies of scale and scope in delivery. The

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on promoting competition in postal services, 1 February 1999, e-Competitions February 1999, Art. N° 85753

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