The Spanish Competition Authority issues a report on the agri-food sector and considers conditions for a more lenient policy (2010 - Informe sobre competencia y sector agroalimentario)

Both the European Commission and national competition authorities have been traditionally cautious on the application of Article 101 TFEU to undertakings in the agricultural sector [1]. It was due to the specificity of this sector that Council Regulation 26/62 established certain exceptions to the application of Article 101 TFEU to agricultural companies. Currently, Article 42.1 TFEU and a number of Regulations adopted under this legal basis regulate the relationship between Competition rules - in particular Article 101 TFEU - and agricultural products [2]. However, recent developments are

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Aitor Montesa Lloreda, Angel Givaja Sanz, The Spanish Competition Authority issues a report on the agri-food sector and considers conditions for a more lenient policy (2010 - Informe sobre competencia y sector agroalimentario), 16 June 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2010, Art. N° 32442

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