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03. February 2020

Implementation of remedies in concentration HT/Optima

The fourth report drafted by Deloitte d.o.o. - the trustee monitoring the implementation of the remedies under the decision on conditionally approved concentration between the undertakings Hrvatski Telekom and OT – Optima Telekom - has been accepted by the Croatian Competition Agency in January 2020.

15. January 2020

Summary Annual Report of the Croatian Competition Agency for 2018

In compliance with its legal obligation, on 20 September 2019 the Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) submitted its Annual Report for 2018 to the Croatian Parliament. The Annual Report for 2018 outlines the CCA activities in the previous year …

23. December 2019

Gross written premium 10 billion Kuna – rise by 9 per cent in 2018

The 2018 insurance market total gross written premium amounted to HRK 10 billion whereas the insurance market rose by 9 per cent in comparison with 2017. The rise in the report period was based on the rise of the non-life insurance market, particularly the comprehensive car insurance market rose by 19 per cent, third party liability insurance market by 6.3 percent and the loan protection insurance by 34 per cent. The highest gross written premium in 2018 was realized by Croatia osiguranje that held almost a 28 per cent market share, which made this company number one insurance company in the Croatian market.

20. December 2019

SAMR Chinese delegation pays visit to CCA

State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) is a new Chinese market regulator. Its representatives visited Croatian Competition Agency today.

11. December 2019

CCA closes the infringement proceeding against Coca-Cola

By accepting the committments proposed by Coca-Cola HBC Hrvatska d.o.o. the Croatian Competition Agency closed the infringement proceeding that was opened against the undertaking concerned within the meaning of the Competition Act.

13. November 2019

CCA opens three UTPs infringement proceedings against buyers of mandarins

The Croatian Competition Agency opened three ex-officio infringement proceedings in respect of alleged unfair trading practices against FRAGARIA NERETVA d.o.o. from Opuzen, FILIP d.o.o. from Metković and SETOVIA VOĆE d.o.o from Zagreb with the view to establishing whether the buyers of mandarins imposed unfair conditions on its suppliers.

31. October 2019

Unfair trading practices – CCA imposes HRK 807,500 fine on Lidl

The Croatian Competition Agency found that the re-seller Lidl Hrvatska used its strong bargaining power and imposed unfair trading practices on three suppliers within the meaning of the Croatian Act on the prohibition of unfair trading practices in the business-to-business food supply chain. Lidl was fined HRK 807,500.