International workshop dedicated to state aid, leniency policy and communication held in Chisinau, between 23-25 May 2023 25.05.2023 173 Between May 23-25, 2023, the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova hosted a large-scale event: "Workshop dedicated to State Aid, Whistleblowing & Leniency and Communication". The event brought together specialists and experts from the Republic of Moldova, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Lithuania and Hungary under its auspices.
The Workshop agenda included a series of discussion panels and exchange of experience within the participants discussed the best European practices and shared their knowledge and experience in the field of State Aid,
Abuse by "Apa - Canal Chisinau" JSC – definitively confirmed by national courts 23.05.2022 4832 The Competition Council has definitively won the case regarding the abuse of a dominant position on behalf of "Apa - Canal Chisinau" JSC. In September 2019, the Council found that "Apa-Canal Chisinau" JSC illegally applied arbitrarily and differentiated the coefficients when setting additional tariffs/payments for exceeding the maximum allowable concentrations in the discharged wastewater, including by not receiving additional payments from some of the undertakings active in Chisinau mun. and Ialoveni city.
The Competition Council has established, by decision of 13.09.2019, that these actions
Competition Council on rising prices for vegetable oil 10.05.2022 4701 In connection with some statements published in the public environment and requests for information received from the Competition Council regarding the increase in the price of vegetable oil, the Council communicates the following:
Currently, within the Competition Council, a useful investigation is underway to know the market of marketing and processing of cereal and oilseed crops. That investigation shall be continuous and relevant information on the functioning of the markets investigated shall be regularly updated.
As part of this investigation, significant increases
Competition Council comes with clarifications regarding the situation on the food salt market 04.05.2022 4392 In connection with the significant fluctuations on the food salt market starting with the end of February 2022, the Competition Council has carried out the market analysis and comes with the following information:
The Council noted a significant change in the market structure after the start of the military conflict in Ukraine. In the first half of March 2022, a temporary deficit of food salt was found in the Republic of Moldova on the shelves of retail trade units. The lack
We continue the series of seminars dedicated to the implementation of the State aid legislation 29.04.2022 3932 The South Territorial Office of the Competition Council, at the request of the Cahul Territorial Office of the State Chancellery, continued the training seminars with the representatives of the local public authorities of level I and II, within the information campaign on the field of support measures that may constitute state aid under law 139/2012 on state aid. The second joint event with the Cahul Office of the State Chancellery, from the series of seminars was organized with the secretaries
PRIA COMPETITION MOLDOVA Conference 27.04.2022 3942 The Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova in collaboration with PRIAevents organized on April 27, 2022, the PRIA Competition Moldova conference - an event that brought together all sectors of the economy in the Republic of Moldova directly interested in the fields of IT, industry, health and pharmaceuticals, financial - banking, insurance, retail, energy, telecom, automotive, environment, legal, agriculture, construction and real estate, services and not only.
Competition is a vital mechanism of the economy, the Competition Council of the
The Competition Council examines the notification submitted by Leova municipality 08.07.2021 1230 The Competition Council examines the notification submitted by Leova municipality regarding the support measure granted to JSC„Apă-Canal Leova" by transferring in management of some movable and immovable goods in order to ensure the water and sewerage service.
In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining comments and views from third parties regarding this notification, which may be sent by post to the following address: Competition Council, Chisinau, 73/1, Stefan cel Mare si Sfânt, Blvd. MD-2001 or by fax
The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Călărași City Hall 01.11.2019 1747 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Călărași City Hall, regarding the support measure granted for the provision of services of sewage and sanitation, Î.M. „Gospodăria Comunal Locativă" Călărași City.
The notification became effective on 26.09.06.2019.
In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining comments and point of view form the persons concerned in connection with the said notification.
The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel