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Investigation Launched on 19 Undertakings Operating in the Field of Chicken Meat Production and the Poultry Meat Producers and Breeders Association 14.8.2017
Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the application claiming that undertakings operating in the field of chicken meat production violated article 4 of the Act no 4054. The Board, after discussing the information and documents acquired and the observations made during the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 19.07.2017, concluded that the findings were significant and sufficient, and took the decision no 17-23/369-M to launch an investigation on • B...
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Investigation Launched on Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş., Vodafone Telekomünikasyon A.Ş. and Avea İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. 1.8.2017
Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the application claiming that Turkcell İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş., Vodafone Telekomünikasyon A.Ş. and Avea İletişim Hizmetleri A.Ş. complicated the operations of their competitors by submitting bids below the short message termination fees in bulk SMS tenders. The Board, after discussing the information and documents acquired and the observations made during the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 03.07.2017, concluded ...
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Investigation Conducted on Volkan Yolcu Taşımacılığı Seyahat Nakliyat Ticaret A.Ş. and Öz Edirne Birlik Mustafa Altunhan Concluded 1.8.2017
Competition Board concluded the investigation launched in order to determine whether Volkan Yolcu Taşımacılığı Seyahat Nakliyat Tic. A.Ş. and Öz Edirne Birlik Mustafa Altunhan violated article 6 of the Act no 4054, in response to the claim that Volkan Yolcu Taşımacılığı Seyahat Nakliyat Tic. A.Ş., which operates the Edirne Intercity Bus Terminal, and the company titled Öz Edirne Birlik Mustafa Altunhan, which operates as an agency in the Edirne intercity bus terminal, prevented competition in th...
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Investigation Conducted on 32 Undertakings Operating in the Field of Traffic Insurance and the Insurance Association of Turkey Concluded 1.8.2017
Competition Board concluded the investigation launched in order to determine whether 32 undertakings operating in the Traffic Insurance market as well as the Insurance Association of Turkey violated article 4 of the Act no 4054, in response to the claim that insurance companies operating in Turkey engaged in agreements distorting or restricting competition and/or concerted practices in the Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance (Traffic Insurance) market by collusively increasing prices, ther...
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Investigation Conducted on the Turkish Pharmacists' Association and Nine Pharmacists’ Chambers Concluded 1.8.2017
Competition Board concluded the investigation conducted concerning the claim that the Act no 4054 was violated through the abuse of dominant position in the markets for goods and services as well as prevention and distortion of competition by using the “Protocol on the Provision of Drugs from Turkish Pharmacists' Association member pharmacists by persons under the Social Security Institution,” signed on 01.02.2012 between the Social Security Institution and the Turkish Pharmacists' Association, ...
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Investigation Launched on Doğan Müzik Kitap Mağazacılık ve Pazarlama A.Ş. 7.7.2017
Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the application claiming that Doğan Müzik Kitap Mağazacılık ve Pazarlama A.Ş. abused its dominant position by preventing new entries into the market with the agreements it concluded and complicated the operations of competing undertakings. The Board, after discussing the information and documents acquired and the observations made during the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 08.06.2017, concluded that the findings w...
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Investigation Launched on Roche Müstahzarları San. A.Ş. 7.7.2017
In response to the 13th Chamber of the Council of State Competition Board re-evaluated the application which included the claims that for selling products Roche Müstahzarları San. A.Ş. required the those undertakings signing of an agreement with overseas sales prohibitions, that it refused to supply products to the Co-Re-Na Ecza Deposu Dış. Tic. Ltd. Şti. After 2010 for refusing to comply with that condition, that it prevented other pharmaceutical warehouses from selling ROCHE products to the af...
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Investigation Launched on Türk Henkel Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. 5.7.2017
Competition Board concluded the preliminary inquiry conducted in response to the application claiming that Türk Henkel Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. violated the Act no 4054 by fixing resale prices of its products. The Board, after discussing the information and documents acquired and the observations made during the preliminary inquiry in its meeting of 08.06.2017, concluded that the findings were significant and sufficient, and took the decision no 17-19/286-M to launch an investigation on ...
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The Hearing for the Investigation concerning ten Companies Operating in the Ready-Mix Concrete Market in the İzmir Province to Be Held on August 08, 2017. 5.7.2017
The investigation conducted in order to determine whether İzmir-based Batıbeton Sanayi A.Ş., Çimbeton Hazırbeton ve Prefabrik Yapı Elemanları San. ve Tic. A.Ş., Varol Beton ve Yapı Endüstri San. Tic. A.Ş., Mendeş Grup Beton İnş. Mad. San. Tic. A.Ş., Irmak Beton Madencilik İnşaat Nakliyat Akaryakıt Turizm İthalat İhracat San. ve Tic. Ltd. Şti., Kavnak Beton İnşaat San. ve Tic. A.Ş., Yarbay İnşaat Nakliyat ve Turizm İşletmecilik Tic. Ltd. Şti., Dere Beton Hazır Beton ve Yaş Sıva San. ve Tic. A.Ş.,...
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Investigation Launched on Diye Danışmanlık Eğitim ve Medya Hizmetleri Tic. A.Ş. 5.7.2017
In response to the decision of the 13th Chamber of the Council of State, Competition Board re-evaluated the complaint claiming that Diye Danışmanlık Eğitim ve Medya Hizmetleri Tic. A.Ş. abused its dominant position and that a purchase cartel was formed by the advertising undertakings which purchased the “Media Barometer” service provided by the aforementioned company. In the preliminary inquiry previously conducted into the aforementioned complaint, the practices in question were examined and th...
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