The OECD holds a roundtable on geographic market definition across national borders

Executive summary, by the Secretariat* Working Party No. 3 held a roundtable discussion on 28 November 2016 to discuss geographic market definition across national borders. Considering the roundtable discussion, the delegates’ written contributions, presentations from the expert panellists and the Secretariat’s background note, the following key points emerge: 1. Geographic market definition requires the consideration of a broad range of evidence in order to fully capture the scope of competition in a market. A holistic approach, when clearly distinguished from the competitive assessment, can help avoid erroneous results from empirical tools during the market definition process. There is a wide range of evidence considered by competition authorities when defining the geographic scope

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on geographic market definition across national borders, 28 November 2016, e-Competitions November 2016, Art. N° 85496

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