The Turkish Competition Authority announces some of the most common anti-competitive practices in the bread industry based on its experience and informs bread manufacturers about the competition rules that are to be complied with in the relevant market

This study analyses the announcement of the Turkish Competition Authority (TCA) in which it has informed bread manufacturers about the competition rules that are to be complied with in the industry and made it clear that some practices that are common among bread manufacturers across Turkey, such as joint setting of prices and profit margins, sharing markets, points of sale and customers, may lead to competition law liability under Article 4 of the Act on the Protection of Competition 1994 (the Act). "Announcement on the Competition Rules that Are to Be Followed by Bread Manufacturers" The TCA began by explaining that it had prepared this announcement based on the complaints from some bread manufacturers, supermarkets and corner shops as points of sale, and consumers. Pointing to its

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Ahmet Fatih Ozkan, The Turkish Competition Authority announces some of the most common anti-competitive practices in the bread industry based on its experience and informs bread manufacturers about the competition rules that are to be complied with in the relevant market, 22 February 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2013, Art. N° 51620

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