The OECD holds a roundtable on competition issues in joint ventures

Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the discussion at the roundtable, the delegate submissions, and the issues paper, a number of key points emerge. (1) The incidence of joint ventures is increasing especially in sectors where innovation costs and, or competition are increasing. Joint ventures are perhaps more commonplace in dynamic sectors such as information technology, but they are also found in many traditional sectors, such as natural gas, mining and food distribution. In addition, joint ventures continue to be an important means of tapping local market expertise and thus facilitating foreign direct investment, especially where such investment would be legally blocked without the involvement of local partners (e.g. international airline alliances). (2) Joint

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on competition issues in joint ventures , 1 October 2000, e-Competitions October 2000, Art. N° 85746

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