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Fiji Commerce Commision

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Submitted by Frank Vukikomoala on March 9, 2017 - 10:56pm

Fiji Commerce Commission (“Commission”) is the Competition Regulator of Fijian. The Commission is an independent statutory body established under Section 7 of the Commerce Commission Decree 2010 to ensure the integrated framework for the regulation of monopoly market structures; encourage competition, prevent restrictive trade practices, ensure consumer protection, and undertake pricing of public utilities and other price controlled items.

Fiji Commerce Commission seeks to maintain and encourage the competitive process with a view to promoting economic efficiency and consumer welfare. Its objective is to spur firms and individual players in the market to compete with each other to secure the patronage of customers in terms of, inter alia, competitive prices, good quality and greater choice for them. This objective of the Commission ensures a fair and equitable market and provides the stimulus for growth.
The aim of the Commission is to ensure delivery of benefits of competition regime in Fijian vis-á-vis economic development, greater efficiency in international trade and consumer welfare. The Commission’s objective is to ensure substantial benefits from the strengthening of the application of competition policy principles in terms of “greater production, allocative and dynamic efficiency, welfare and growth.” The Commission notes that competition rewards good performance, encourages entrepreneurial activity, catalyses entry of new firms, promotes greater efficiency on the part of enterprises, reduces cost of production, improves competitiveness of enterprises and sanctions poor performance by producers, ensures product quality, cheaper prices and passing on of cost savings to consumers. The Commission is a multi-sector regulator. It regulates Competition, pricing and is also a consumer protection agency.

Organisation Address: 
SUVA Postal Address: PO Box 5031, Raiwaqa, Suva, Fiji. Location: Level 1, Garden City Complex, Raiwaqa, Suva, Fiji. P.O.Box: 5031, Raiwaqa, Suva Mobile: (+679) 8911 619 Mobile: (+679) 8911 620 Fax: (+679) 337 -2389 Email: [email protected]

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