Market studies

The Commerce Amendment Act 2018 amended the Commerce Act 1986 (the Commerce Act) to give the Commerce Commission the ability to undertake market studies to determine whether there are any factors that may be impeding competition in a market.

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Competition study into personal banking services

On 21 March 2024, the Commerce Commission published its draft report setting out the preliminary findings and recommendations from its competition study into personal banking services in New Zealand.

Market study into residential building supplies

Find out about the Commerce Commission's study into competition for the supply and acquisition of New Zealand's residential building supplies.

Market study into retail fuel

In February 2020, the Government announced its decision to introduce changes to improve competition in the retail fuel market. These changes have been implemented.

About market studies

General information about the market study process and potential outcomes of a study.

Last updated: 20 June 2023