The aim of the protection of market competition is primarily to create benefits for consumers and equal conditions for all entrepreneurs on the market, who, acting in accordance with the existing rules and competing on the market with the quality, price and innovation of their products and services, contribute to the overall development of the economy.

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Representatives of the Montenegrin Competition Authority visit Croatian Competition Agency

On 23 February 2024 the Croatian Competition Agency, at the proposal of the Montenegrin Competition Authority, welcomed on its premises its representative, Luka Dedić, head of the International Cooperation and Media Relations Department.

On this occasion, the parties shared their experience in the implementation of competition law with a special emphasis on the CCA’s experience in the negotiations for Croatia’s accession to the EU and the continuation of cooperation within the existing Cooperation Agreement between these institutions.

The purpose of the agreement is to promote cooperation in the implementation of competition law and policy, contained both in national legislation and the EU acquis, bearing in mind that Montenegro is a candidate country and has begun its EU accession negotiations. Specifically, the representatives discussed possible forms of cooperation and assistance, with an emphasis on the possibility of organizing study visits and meetings at the expert and high level, as well as possible forms of training for the Montenegrin staff.

The CCA has also signed similar agreements with competition authorities from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Hungary, North Macedonia, Romania, Albania, Serbia, Turkey, and Georgia.