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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Market study into supermarkets

The retail grocery sector is the subject of the second Commerce Commission market study announced by the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs on 17 November 2020.

Market study into retail fuel

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.

About market studies

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

Last updated: 17 November 2020