<![CDATA[Competition Council]]> https://competition.md/ 23.08.2019 en https://competition.md/ Copyright (c) 2019 https://competition.md/Competition Council examines the notification received from the town hall of Cricova, municipality Chișinău regarding the support measures offered to Î.M. „Regia Comunal-Locativă Cricova” <![CDATA[Competition Council examines the notification received from the town hall of Cricova, municipality Chișinău regarding the support measures offered to Î.M. „Regia Comunal-Locativă Cricova” // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6541&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-town-hall-of-Cricova-municipality-Chiinau-regarding-the-support-measures-offered-to-IM-Regia-Comunal-Locativa-Cricova/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the town hall of Cricova, municipality Chișinău, regarding the transmission in economic management of some goods to Î.M. „Regia Comunal-Locativă Cricova"  for providing the services of water supply an sewerage. The notification became effective on 07.02.2019. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comment of third parties in the notification referred. The view and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. ]]> 01.03.2019 10:09 The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger between S.R.L. „Magistrala-Nord" and S.A. „Drumuri-Bălți" <![CDATA[The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger between S.R.L. „Magistrala-Nord" and S.A. „Drumuri-Bălți" // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6540&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-investigates-the-non-notification-of-an-economic-merger-between-SRL-Magistrala-Nord-and-SA-Drumuri-Balti/ The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger between S.R.L. „Magistrala-Nord" and S.A. „Drumuri-Bălți". In this context, the Competition Council of Republic of Moldova is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties based on this particular economic merger and how it affects the relevant market.The views and comments can be sent by mail:office@competition.md, to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel Mare 73/1, MD-2001, or by fax to: 0(22) 27-06-06.]]> 25.02.2019 11:09 The Competition Council examines the notification of an economic merger that is going to take place with taking the control by „Gemeni” S.A. corporation over „Aeroport Catering” S.R.L. <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification of an economic merger that is going to take place with taking the control by „Gemeni” S.A. corporation over „Aeroport Catering” S.R.L. // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6538&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-of-an-economic-merger-that-is-going-to-take-place-with-taking-the-control-by-Gemeni-SA-corporation-over-Aeroport-Catering-SRL/ The Competition Council examines the notification of an economic merger notified by „Gemeni" S.A. that is going to take place with taking  100% of the shares of the „Aeroport Catering" S.R.L., thus taking the control over it. In accordance with CAEM Rev. 2 (Classification of Activities in the Economy of the Republic of Moldova) the activity conducted by „Gemeni" S.A. is renting and operating of own or rented real estate, and of „Aeroport Catering" S.R.L. is the provision of catering services on board ]]> 21.02.2019 12:59 Reporting methods of State aid presented in Cantemir <![CDATA[Reporting methods of State aid presented in Cantemir // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6527&t=/Press/News/Reporting-methods-of-State-aid-presented-in-Cantemir/ We continue the informative campaign on the obligation of reporting of all state aids and de minimis aid granted during the year 2018. In this regard, the representatives of the Competition Council accepted the invitation of the Cahul Territorial Office of the State Chancellery and are participating today, February 8th, 2019, at the instructive-methodological seminar organized in Cantemir, with the representatives of the local public authorities of level I and II. During the event, the representatives of the Competition Council presented the ]]> 08.02.2019 09:31 REPORT on state aids granted in the Republic of Moldova in 2017 <![CDATA[REPORT on state aids granted in the Republic of Moldova in 2017 // Reports on state aids]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=51&id=6523&t=/Transparency/Reports/Reports-on-state-aids/REPORT-on-state-aids-granted-in-the-Republic-of-Moldova-in-2017/ 05.02.2019 09:20 31st March 2019 – the deadline for reporting State Aid <![CDATA[31st March 2019 – the deadline for reporting State Aid // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6288&t=/Press/News/31st-March-2019-the-deadline-for-reporting-State-Aid/ The Competition Council informs that according to the provisions of Law no. 139 of 15.06.2012 regarding state aid, the state aid providers are to report to the Competition Council all state aids granted during the year of 2018. The deadline for reporting the state aid is 31st March, 2019. For further information on state aid reporting you can call the following numbers: (022) 27-45-65; (022) 27-34-43. Competition Council  February 1st, 2019    ]]> 01.02.2019 13:14 Dear Madam President! <![CDATA[Dear Madam President! // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6477&t=/Press/News/Dear-Madam-President/ Dear Madam President, Thank you for everything you have done for us! We are deeply grateful for the support you offered us, for the granted trust, for dedication to our work and especially for the professionalism which you inspired us daily! You always knew how to step in confidence for the success that seemed inaccessible, you taught us not to be afraid to go beyond our own limits, firmly convinced that we will be successful and accomplished! We wish you great health, ]]> 03.12.2018 08:38 Dear Mr. Emil GUŢU and Mr. Veaceslav GUŢUŢUI! <![CDATA[Dear Mr. Emil GUŢU and Mr. Veaceslav GUŢUŢUI! // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6478&t=/Press/News/Dear-Mr-Emil-GUTU-and-Mr-Veaceslav-GUTUTUI/ Dear Mr. Emil GUŢU and Mr. Veaceslav GUŢUŢUI, The Competition Council team is sincerely grateful for the beautiful collaboration we have had in all these five years. Your input into the activity of the authority, but also in promoting the competitive culture was a considerable one. In this regard, we address our deepest appreciation and respect for the attitude and professionalism you have shown in your day-to-day work. We wish you a lot of inspiration, energy, health and great successes. Maximal achievements ]]> 03.12.2018 08:31 Regional event hosted in Chisinau - International Conference "Investigation procedures and techniques in anti-trust cases" <![CDATA[Regional event hosted in Chisinau - International Conference "Investigation procedures and techniques in anti-trust cases" // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6469&t=/Press/News/Regional-event-hosted-in-Chisinau-International-Conference-Investigation-procedures-and-techniques-in-anti-trust-cases/ For the first time, the Competition Council gathered representatives from 7 states in a large-scale regional event called "Investigation procedures and techniques in anti-trust cases". The event takes place between November 13th - 15th, 2018, in Chisinau, and is organized by the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States of America. At the conference, are participating representatives from the competition authorities of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic ]]> 15.11.2018 12:00 Strengthening the relations of bilateral cooperation with the Competition Agency of Georgia <![CDATA[Strengthening the relations of bilateral cooperation with the Competition Agency of Georgia // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6467&t=/Press/News/Strengthening-the-relations-of-bilateral-cooperation-with-the-Competition-Agency-of-Georgia/ Viorica CĂRARE, President of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova and Nodar KHADURI, President of the Competition Agency of Georgia, gathered today, November 13th, 2018, for a meeting at the headquarters of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova. The meeting takes place during the visit of Mr. KHADURI, in Chisinau. During the meeting, were discussed subjects related to strengthening of the professional cooperation between the two authorities; promoting and intensifying the exchange of experience and information, including ]]> 13.11.2018 12:52 The Competition Council examines the notification of an economic merger that is going to take place with taking the control by „Sudzuker-Moldova” corporation over „Mazrus-Agro” S.R.L <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification of an economic merger that is going to take place with taking the control by „Sudzuker-Moldova” corporation over „Mazrus-Agro” S.R.L // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6464&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-of-an-economic-merger-that-is-going-to-take-place-with-taking-the-control-by-Sudzuker-Moldova-corporation-over-Mazrus-Agro-SRL/ The Competition Council examines the notification of an economic merger notified by „Sudzuker-Moldova" S.A. that is going to take place with taking the control over „Mazrus-Agro" S.R.L. In accordance with CAEM Rev. 2 (Classification of Activities in the Economy of the Republic of Moldova) the activity conducted by „Mazrus-Agro" S.R.L. is the cultivation of cereals, legumes and oleaginous plants, and of „Sudzuker-Moldova" SA is sugar manufacturing. In this context, the Competition Council of Republic of Moldova is interested in obtaining the views ]]> 02.11.2018 12:57 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the village hall of Măgdăcești, Criuleni district regarding the support measures offered to Î.M.”Apă - Canal Măgdăcești” <![CDATA[ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the village hall of Măgdăcești, Criuleni district regarding the support measures offered to Î.M.”Apă - Canal Măgdăcești” // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6433&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-village-hall-of-Magdaceti-Criuleni-district-regarding-the-support-measures-offered-to-IMApa-Canal-Magdaceti/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the village hall of Măgdăcești, Criuleni district, regarding the transmission in economic management of some goods to Î.M."Apă - Canal Măgdăcești" for providing the services of water supply and sewerage. The notification became effective on 07.09.2018. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. ]]> 26.09.2018 08:24 The Competition Council examines the notification submitted by The Agency of Interventions and Payments for Agriculture regarding the stimulation of investments for the development of the post-harvest and processing infrastructure, granted in 2017 <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification submitted by The Agency of Interventions and Payments for Agriculture regarding the stimulation of investments for the development of the post-harvest and processing infrastructure, granted in 2017 // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6427&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-submitted-by-The-Agency-of-Interventions-and-Payments-for-Agriculture-regarding-the-stimulation-of-investments-for-the-development-of-the-post-harvest-and-processing-infrastructure-granted-in-2017/ The Competition Council examines the notification submitted by The Agency of Interventions and Payments for Agriculture regarding the stimulation of investments for the development of the post-harvest and processing infrastructure, granted in 2017. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in receiving views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments may be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chisinau, 73/1, Ștefan cel Mare si Sfant blvd, MD-2001, or by fax to: ]]> 17.09.2018 13:22 Taking over the international experience within the workshop on competition held in Vilnius, Lithuania <![CDATA[Taking over the international experience within the workshop on competition held in Vilnius, Lithuania // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6421&t=/Press/News/Taking-over-the-international-experience-within-the-workshop-on-competition-held-in-Vilnius-Lithuania/ Between 4 to 5 September 2018, in Vilnius, Lithuania occurred the 11th Annual FTC - Eastern European Competition Workshop organized by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in cooperation with the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba. This workshop was attended by representatives of the Competition Council of Republic of Moldova: Gabriela CORCIMARI - deputy chief of the Law Department and Nadejda FLOREA - superior state controller, Department of Economic Mergers and Market Researches. The event, which was organized by the U.S. Federal ]]> 10.09.2018 09:09 Conclusion of the second round of negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the People's Republic of China <![CDATA[Conclusion of the second round of negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the People's Republic of China // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6409&t=/Press/News/Conclusion-of-the-second-round-of-negotiations-on-the-Free-Trade-Agreement-between-the-Republic-of-Moldova-and-the-Peoples-Republic-of-China/ The second round of negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of Moldova and the People s Republic of China took place between 22nd and 27th July 2018 in Beijing, the People s Republic of China. The Moldovan delegation included the representatives of the Competition Council: Mr. Emil Guţu, Vice-President, and Ms. Diana Lapteacru, Head of the Abuse of Dominant Position Department. The negotiated agreement will help to strengthen trade and economic relations between both countries, will facilitate the access ]]> 31.07.2018 14:15 Implementation of the CEFTA commitments regarding state aid and competition discussed in the Republic of Macedonia <![CDATA[Implementation of the CEFTA commitments regarding state aid and competition discussed in the Republic of Macedonia // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6398&t=/Press/News/Implementation-of-the-CEFTA-commitments-regarding-state-aid-and-competition-discussed-in-the-Republic-of-Macedonia/ From July 17th to 18th, 2018, the Competition Council s delegation participates in the meeting of the representatives of the CEFTA member countries (Central European Free Trade Agreement), which is held in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. The event addresses issues related to the implementation of the CEFTA Agreement s commitments regarding ​​state aid and competition. In this respect, the representatives of the Competition Council presented the results obtained especially in the elaboration of the primary and secondary normative acts according to ]]> 18.07.2018 13:51 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the commune of Răzeni <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification received from the commune of Răzeni // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6385&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-commune-of-Razeni/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the commune of Răzeni, Ialoveni district, regarding the transmission in economic management of some goods to Î.M."Apă-Canal Răzeni", for providing the services of water supply. The notification became effective on 18.06.2018. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel Mare 73/1, MD-2001, ]]> 29.06.2018 15:09 Open Doors Day at the Competition Council <![CDATA[Open Doors Day at the Competition Council // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6384&t=/Press/News/Open-Doors-Day-at-the-Competition-Council/ We are continuing to implement the series of events dedicated to the Competition Day. Today, June 29th 2018, the Competition Council opened the doors for a group of teenagers. The event was interactive, the Competition Council s guests were acquainted with general definitions of competition and state aid, informed about the latest decisions and resounding cases, as well as about the activity of the Competition Council and took part in an exclusive trip to the Competition Council s Museum. For 11 years already, ]]> 29.06.2018 12:13 Competition Day among children <![CDATA[Competition Day among children // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6382&t=/Press/News/Competition-Day-among-children/ Beautiful traditions must be preserved, therefore, with the occasion of the Competition Day, we went with gifts for the children from the Community House Ialoveni. This was possible thanks to a charitable action through which the employees of the Competition Council donated financial resources and other goods, to some sad children who are deprived of parenting care. The gifts were given to children by the President of the Competition Council, Mrs. Viorica CĂRARE, who, together with the Community House Manager, Mrs. ]]> 28.06.2018 10:21 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the village hall of Chirileni, Ungheni district regarding the support measures offered to Î.M.”Serviceprim Chirileni” <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification received from the village hall of Chirileni, Ungheni district regarding the support measures offered to Î.M.”Serviceprim Chirileni” // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6381&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-village-hall-of-Chirileni-Ungheni-district-regarding-the-support-measures-offered-to-IMServiceprim-Chirileni/ 27.06.2018 15:24 The first fine in the case regarding the increase of price of the newsprint <![CDATA[The first fine in the case regarding the increase of price of the newsprint // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6379&t=/Press/News/The-first-fine-in-the-case-regarding-the-increase-of-price-of-the-newsprint/ The Competition Council has initiated an investigation regarding a possible cartel agreement between the newsprint providers, on the basis of the Competition Council s Plenum Order from 20.06.2018. "Cartnord" S.R.L. company will pay to the state budget over 800 thousand lei for the refusal to comply with the inspection carried out by the employees of the Competition Council, which constitutes a violation of the competition law provisions. Thus, "Cartnord" S.R.L. company limited the access to e-information stored on IT platforms by ]]> 27.06.2018 09:27 Congratulations message on Civil Servant’s day <![CDATA[Congratulations message on Civil Servant’s day // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6375&t=/Press/News/Congratulations-message-on-Civil-Servants-day/ Dear colleagues, civil servants On the occasion of the Civil Servant s day, I bring you sincere congratulations and wishes of goodwill. The civil servant s activity is not an easy one, but it is important for an efficient activity of the state institutions. This activity requires a lot of responsibility and dedication, but the goal is a noble one. Civil Servant s Day is an additional opportunity to recognize the value and role of the public service in the country ]]> 23.06.2018 08:10 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Executive Committee of Gagauzia regarding the support measure granted to IM "Marigold" S.R.L. <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Executive Committee of Gagauzia regarding the support measure granted to IM "Marigold" S.R.L. // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6373&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-Executive-Committee-of-Gagauzia-regarding-the-support-measure-granted-to-IM-Marigold-SRL/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Executive Committee of Gagauzia regarding the support measure granted to IM "Marigold" S.R.L. The notification became effective on 11.06.2018. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining observations and views from third parties in connection with the said notification.    ]]> 15.06.2018 15:00 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Executive Committee of Gagauzia regarding the support measure granted to IM "Vitapharm-Com" S.R.L. <![CDATA[ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Executive Committee of Gagauzia regarding the support measure granted to IM "Vitapharm-Com" S.R.L. // Transparency of decision]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6372&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-Executive-Committee-of-Gagauzia-regarding-the-support-measure-granted-to-IM-Vitapharm-Com-SRL/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Executive Committee of Gagauzia regarding the support measure granted to IM "Vitapharm-Com" S.R.L. for regional development. The notification became complete on 11.06.2018. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining observations and views from third parties regarding the notification.      ]]> 15.06.2018 14:57 Discussions regarding competition policy at the World Trade Organization <![CDATA[Discussions regarding competition policy at the World Trade Organization // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6371&t=/Press/News/Discussions-regarding-competition-policy-at-the-World-Trade-Organization/ place between June 12th and 14th, 2018 at the World Trade Organization (WTO), in Geneva, the Swiss Confederation. At this event, as representative of the Competition Council is participating Ms. Cristina Zara, Deputy Head of the Policy and Public Relations Department. The purpose of the seminar is to raise the awareness and inform the WTO members of the role of competition policy regarding trade and development. The event focuses on elements of competition policy in existing WTO agreements, including the TRIPS ]]> 14.06.2018 10:30 Tax adjustment in dynamic global development <![CDATA[Tax adjustment in dynamic global development // Publications]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=84&id=6365&t=/Press/Publications/Tax-adjustment-in-dynamic-global-development/ 06.06.2018 08:59 The results of the Competition Council for 2017 <![CDATA[The results of the Competition Council for 2017 // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6362&t=/Press/News/The-results-of-the-Competition-Council-for-2017/ The results show an increase in the competition authority s performance, thus last year in the national courts 54 cases were examined in which the Competition Council was a plaintiff, a defendant or a third part. In 90% of the completed cases, the Council won. At the same time, the amount of the sanctions maintained by the courts exceeds with 21% the executed budget of the Competition Council for 2017. As a result of the irregularities detected by the supervisory ]]> 05.06.2018 08:34 We take on international experience in the field of unfair competition and mergers procedures <![CDATA[We take on international experience in the field of unfair competition and mergers procedures // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6361&t=/Press/News/We-take-on-international-experience-in-the-field-of-unfair-competition-and-mergers-procedures/ Right now, the Competition Council employees are participating in a new training seminar devoted to unfair competition and mergers procedures, presented by Mr. Russell W. Damtoft, Director of the International Affairs Office, from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States of America. The welcoming word of the event was provided by Mr. Emil GUŢU, Vice-president of the Competition Council. At this seminar our colleagues will be able to learn the best practices in the field of unfair competition and ]]> 04.06.2018 10:14 The launching of the Competition Council's Activity Report for 2017 <![CDATA[The launching of the Competition Council's Activity Report for 2017 // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6359&t=/Press/News/The-launching-of-the-Competition-Councils-Activity-Report-for-2017/ Competition Council announces the launching of the activity report of the Competition Council for 2017, which will take place on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, starting at 10.00, at the Competition Council headquarters, conference hall, 73/1 Ştefan cel Mare şi Sfânt avenue, Chişinau. In the course of the event will be presented the results obtained by the Competition Council during the year 2017 on the implementation of competition and state aid legislation, elaborated according to the European standards, the actions of promoting ]]> 01.06.2018 08:00 The role of state authorities in creating a fair competition environment discussed in Belarus at the International Conference <![CDATA[The role of state authorities in creating a fair competition environment discussed in Belarus at the International Conference // News]]> https://competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6356&t=/Press/News/The-role-of-state-authorities-in-creating-a-fair-competition-environment-discussed-in-Belarus-at-the-International-Conference/ At the moment, in the framework of the International Conference on problems of antimonopoly regulations, which takes place from 29 to 31 May 2018, in Minsk, Belarus, Mrs. Viorica CARARE, the President of Competition Council is presenting the experience of the Republic of Moldova. It is the first time when the subject of public institution s involvement in the process of building a fair competition environment has been examined by the participants.   In the meanwhile, within the event, a Memorandum ]]> 30.05.2018 10:35