Investigative Strategies and Techniques to Fight Bid Rigging Cartels to Strengthen Competition Law Enforcement in ASEAN Region under.

Friday, May 19, 2017

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Kuala Lumpur, 27 April 2017, Under JAPAN-ASEAN Integration Fund Project on Technical Assistance for ASEAN Competition Authorities, Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) working together with Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) and also Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) was held two days workshop “Investigative Strategies and Techniques to Fight Bid Rigging Cartels” on 26-27… [Read More]

Indonesia binds a knot to improve Mongolia’s competition law.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

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Indonesian competition agency, KPPU, proved its commitment to jointly build capacity of competition agencies in other region by signing a formal cooperation (memorandum of understanding) with its competition agency, the Authority for Competition and Consumer Protection (AFCCP) last week, 5 May 2017, in the fascinating city of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The formal cooperation, which initially proposed… [Read More]

The Parliament finished drafting its new competition law.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Following the discussion on amendment of Indonesia’s competition law,  the Plenary Meeting on 28th April 2017, the Parliament has provided their approval to the draft law initiative by the Commission VI on the Draft Law on Prohibition of Monopoly Practices and Unfair Business Competition (New Competition Law) as the initiative under the Parliament. This said,… [Read More]

Indonesia and Australia: Stepping Forward to Greater Engagement in Competition Policy and Law.

Monday, April 24, 2017

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In February 2017, the country Leaders of Indonesia and Australia initiate their formal meeting and had made bilateral commitments about improving "people to people contact" in many aspects of cooperation, including economics, education, culture, and politics. Thus on 19th April 2017, KPPU conducted a bilateral discussion with Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on enforcement… [Read More]

Indonesia and Korea Enhanced the Bilateral Cooperation on Competition Law and Policy.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Commission for Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) and Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) conducted the First Joint Dialogue on Cooperation Arrangement in order to improve cooperation among the two parties on the field of competition law and policy. The Bilateral Meeting held on March 21st, 2017 in the office of Korea Fair Trade Mediation Agency… [Read More]

Strengthened the Investigation Techniques on Merger Review through ASEAN and Japan Cooperation.

Monday, April 10, 2017

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KPPU working together with Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) and ASEAN Secretariat, had successfully held the “Sub Regional Workshop on Investigation Techniques on Merger Review” on 27-29 March 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This workshop conducted under the flagship of Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) and attended by 21 participants… [Read More]

KPPU recommendations on taxi versus online hire vehicle.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition (or KPPU) gave special attention to help governments solve the chaos in the policy of transportation services industry, particularly related to taxi versus online hire vehicle. At least, there are three KPPU recommendations issued to the government policies to encourage the fair competition in the transport service industry.… [Read More]

Minister of Finance and KPPU to Fight Cartel in Commodity Food.

Friday, March 3, 2017
KPPU signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Finance to rule about prevention, enforcement, and compliance on taxation and competition in Jakarta. The signing was made by KPPU Chairman, Syarkawi Rauf, and Minister of Finance, H.E., Sri Mulyani back on 2 March 2017. The signing was observed by top level officials of each… [Read More]

Cambodia Delegation visits KPPU.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
KPPU welcomed numbers of senior official from several ministers of Cambodia on Monday, 28th Februari 2017 at KPPU Head Office in Jakarta to exchange views on competition law rezime in Indonesia. The delegates consisted of fifteen representatives from several pertinent ministries in Cambodia, like Ministry of Commerce, Council of Minister, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of… [Read More]

Myanmar Delegations visit KPPU.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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On Wednesday, 22nd February 2017, KPPU was welcoming 5 (five) Delegations from Ministry of Commerce Myanmar, to its head office in Jakarta, including Mr. Aung Min Thyke, the upcoming Chair of ASEAN Expert Group on Competition (AEGC) for the period of 2017. The Delegations visited KPPU to get an overview of competition law enforcement in… [Read More]

KPPU issued its Decision on Cartel in ScooterMatic by Two Multinational Companies.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Indonesia’s competition commission passed a Decision on price fixing cartel in motorcycle industry of scootermatic class 110-125cc in 20 February 2017 at their head-quarter in Jakarta. Under case register No. 04/KPPU-I/2016, the Commission Case Council (“Council”) assigned to the case (lead by Prof. Dr. Tresna P. Soemardi together with other Commissioners, Munrokhim Misanam, PhD., and… [Read More]

KPPU and Ministry of Health initiates formal cooperation in health.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

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Indonesia’s competition commission, KPPU, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Health in 10 February 2017 to prevent and enforce monopolistic practices and unfair competition at the Ministry’s office in Kuningan area, Jakarta. The signing was attended by Chairman of KPPU and Ministry of Health, H.E., Nila Fair Moeloek, accompanied by top… [Read More]

ASEAN Strengthens Capacity for Cross-Border Enforcement.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Increased globalisation has raised challenges for competition authorities due to the rise in anti-competitive conduct and mergers whose effect are increasingly cross-border. To keep up with the momentum, ASEAN is strengthening its capacity to enhance cross-border enforcement. A training course on promoting cross-border enforcement in ASEAN was conducted from 11-13 January 2017 in Tokyo, Japan… [Read More]

Sweden Ambassador and Undertakings: Fair Competition will Improve Investment Climate in Indonesia.

Friday, January 13, 2017

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KPPU welcomed Sweden Ambassador, H.E. Johanna Brismar Skoog and the country’s undertakings to KPPU Head Office on 12 January 2017 to exchange thought on competition in Indonesia. Syarkawi Rauf, KPPU Chairman, said that they warmly welcome this visit and discuss about the development of competition environment in Indonesia and its great potency for investment. “Fair… [Read More]

To Overcome Problems of Livestock KPPU and the Ministry of Agriculture Signed Joint Declaration.

Friday, December 30, 2016
Following up on the recommendations and considerations from Commision for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) in the first half of 2016 against the government's policy in the poultry sector, today (Tuesday, December 6, 2016) The Ministry of Agriculture has revised the Regulation of the Minister of Agriculture Number 26 Year 2016 concerning Supply, Distribution… [Read More]

KPPU-KPK Commitment To Track Down Cartel.

Friday, December 30, 2016
Commision for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) come to Corruption Eradication Commission’s (KPK) building to attend the joint meetings between the leadership of the Commissions. KPPU represented by the Chairman of KPPU M. Syarkawi Rauf, Sa'idah Sakwan and Sukarmi, received directly by the leaders of the Commission, Chairman of KPK Agus Rahardjo, Vice Chairman… [Read More]

KPPU Established a Directorate on Partnership Supervision.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
KPPU has been given a new assignment by the Law No. 20 Year 2008 on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and it’s implementing regulations, Government Regulation No. 17 Year 2013 to carry out supervision and enforcement of partnership between large enterprises and micro, small, and medium enterprises. In performing the new task, KPPU has… [Read More]

National Seminar on Global Outlook Business Competition for a Better Indonesia.

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Jakarta (15/12) – Commision for the Supervision of Business Competition in a series of 2016 activities Competition Week successfully organized a national seminar titled Global Outlook on Competition Policy and Law 2017 and the launched of the Compliance Program Law No. 5 of 1999 on Thursday, December 15, 2017. Present at the seminar, the Chairman… [Read More]

KPPU Stressed that the Amendment of Competition Law will not Hamper the Businesses.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

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KPPU guaranteed the draft competition law will not hamper or damage business activities. In contrary, the strengthening of KPPU will provide legal certainty, improve investment climate, and crete economic efficiency and national productivity in Indonesia. Hence, the strengthening of KPPU in the draft changes of Law No. 5/1999 concerning the Prohibited Monopolistic Practices and Unfair… [Read More]

Commission approves acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent SA by Nokia Corporation with Condition.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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The Commission has completed its assessment on the notification of acquisition Alcatel-Lucent SA by Nokia Corporation. Nokia Corporation is a business operators domiciled in Finland, while Alcatel-Lucent SA based in France. Nokia Corporation and Alcatel-Lucent SA are doing their business in Indonesia, both directly and indirectly. The acquisition took place in France which took effect… [Read More]

KPPU advanced Telkom IndiHome Case to a Hearing.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
KPPU has advanced the Telkom IndiHome case from an Investigation to a Hearing. The action made after investigation process by KPPU on its behavior to oblige its consumer to use IndiHome Triple Play Package, which consists of three products like fixed-line phone, cable television, and internet. KPPU Chairman, Syarkawi Rauf said, during the investigation, at… [Read More]

KPPU imposed IDR 4.1 billion on the Bid-Rigging in Kutai Kertanegara.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Case Council of Commissioner consists of Kurnia Syaranie (Chairperson), Prof. Tresna  Soemardi, and Munrokhim Misanam, PhD has announced its decision in 4th October 2016 over the Case No. 01/KPPU-L/2016 related to bid-rigging in Pesut road development at the Office of Public Work and Water Resources of Kutai Kertanegara Region in 2015. The case started from… [Read More]

Improving Competitiveness using the improvement of Competition Index in Indonesia.

Monday, October 3, 2016

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Indonesia’s competitive index was struck downward. In the report by World Economic Forum (WEF) 2016/2017, Indonesia ranked at 41 of 138 countries. This report indicated that Indonesia’s position decreased four places compared to 2015 and seven places to 2014. Indonesia is lost to other ASEAN countries like Thailand (rank 34) and Malaysia (rank 25). Not… [Read More]

KPPU decided Public Work Office of Makassar City violated the Law.

Friday, September 23, 2016
The KPPU Commission Case Council announced its Decision on the procurement of road rehabilitation/maintenance at Public Works Office of Makassar City in 2014 (Case of No.19/KPPU-I/2015) which found seven parties guilty for entering bid-rigging, and thus imposed a penalties amounting Rp 4.9 Billion. The announcement made by Dr. Drs. Chandra Setiawan, M.M., Ph.D as the… [Read More]

KPPU Probes Pelindo II Scams.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

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The Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) has looked into complaints about state-owned port operator Pelindo II in Teluk Bayur Port in Padang, West Sumatra. Pelindo is accused of unfair business practices by requiring port users to deal with services provided by firms it appointed. “This condition leaves business players with no options although choices are… [Read More]

KPPU Suspects Any Practice Of Drug Oligopoly.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
SURABAYA (Sl) KPPU suspects any oligopoly practices in drug price fixing in Indonesia. It seen from inappropriate price component applies today. “One of the triggers is mostly drug business actors who apply amount of distribution and promotion values to dominate production cost,” said Commissioner of KPPU Mr. Ahmad Ramadhan Siregar in Surabaya, yesterday. He said,… [Read More]

Bid rigging in road extension package of West and Central Java.

Monday, January 18, 2016
Indonesian competition authority, KPPU, announced its decision on Case No. 04/KPPU-L/2015 on Road Extension Package of Provincial Border Road at West Java-Patimuan-Sidareja, and Road Extension Package of Sidareja-Jeruk Legi in Central Java in 2013. The decision read on Monday, 18 January 2016 in Yogyakarta, Central Java Province. The case hearing, led by Commissioner Sukarmi and… [Read More]