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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On 21 November 2021, the Government announced that it would undertake a study into competition in New Zealand’s residential building supplies markets.
On 8 March 2022, the Commerce Commission released the final report of its market study into the retail grocery sector.
The retail fuel market was the subject of the first Commerce Commission market study, initiated by the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs on 3 December 2018.
General information about the market study process and potential outcomes of a study.