Why the sultanate needs a competition policy

December 2014
BusinessToday;Dec2014, Issue 193, p25
The article offers the author's insights on the necessity of the sultanate of Oman to have a competition policy. The author states that the fundamental factor of the development of private sector and the efficient working of markets is competition. He says that the competition policy is best managed by an independent Competition Authority which is responsible for enforcing competition policy and law and monitoring anti-competitive practices.


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