PRESS RELEASE 2019-023 20 December 2019   PCC partners with PAEF for Fulbright academic, educational exchange   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) signed on Friday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF), agreeing to cooperate on academic exchanges and training programs, as the antitrust authority strengthens its institutional capacity. The cooperation… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-022 18 December 2019   PCC fines Grab P16.15M for violating commitments in May-August rides   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has imposed a fine of P16.15 million on Grab Philippines for violating its price and service quality commitments during the 4th quarter of the initial undertaking, marking the completion of PCC’s first… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-021 12 December 2019   PCC strengthens mainstreaming of competition in 18th Congress   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is making a stronger push to mainstream competition in Congress as it launches a program to train legislative staff on competition law and policy. The antitrust authority, through its Legislative Liaison Office (LLO), rolled… continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-020 11 December 2019   PCC, ADB roll out 6-year project to strengthen competition capacities   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has secured a 6-year project from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to boost the country’s competitive environment, narrow the gap on competition expertise in the country, and build a domestic knowledge base… continue reading ››

    PRESS RELEASE 2019-018 20 November 2019    PH, China competition authorities ink MoU for technical cooperation    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) of the People’s Republic of China signed yesterday a memorandum of understanding (MoU), in a move to strengthen bilateral ties on competition law enforcement…. continue reading ››

PRESS RELEASE 2019-017 18 November 2019   PCC extends Grab’s commitments, offers way to refund riders   The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved a new set of voluntary commitments undertaken by Grab as a continuing condition for the antitrust authority’s clearance of Grab’s acquisition of Uber in the Philippines in 2018. In its Commission… continue reading ››

  In this year’s biggest gathering of economists and development thought leaders in the country, the Philippine Competition Commission joins the 57th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Philippine Economic Society on November 7, 2019 at Novotel Manila, Quezon City, bearing the plenary topic: “Dynamic Markets, Growth, and Inequality: Can Antitrust Crack the Code?” The… continue reading ››

    PRESS RELEASE 2019-016 25 October 2019 PCC: SC rules on dawn raids to bolster cartel investigations The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) gets a boost from the Supreme Court through its issuance of rules governing the conduct of searches and inspections, strengthening PCC’s ability to carry out dawn raids on entities suspected of violating… continue reading ››

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is one with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the nation, in celebrating Consumer Welfare Month this October with the theme, “Sustainable Consumption: Understanding the Impact of Consumers’ Choices in a Shared Environment.” The PCC remains steadfast in promoting competition that result in advancing consumer welfare, which in turn… continue reading ››