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European Competition Network

Statistics

1. Aggregate figures on antitrust cases
2. More detailed figures on antitrust cases
3. Statistics by type of suspected infringement



1. Aggregate figures on antitrust cases

  Total Year 2004 Total Year 2005 Total Year 2006 Total year 2007 Total year 2008 Total year 2009 Total year 2010 Total Year 2011 Total Year 2012 Total Year 2013 Total Year 2014 Total Year 2015
Total number of case investigations of which the Network has been informed 1) 301 203 165 150 159 150 169 163 112 121 194 179
- of which COM cases 101 22 21 10 10 21 11 26 6 5 21 43
- of which NCA cases 200 181 144 140 149 129 158 137 106 116 173 136
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs during the period indicated 2) 32 76 64 72 60 70 94 88 91 60 101 100

1) Case investigations started whether by a National Competition Authority (NCA) or by the Commission.
2) Cases having reached the envisaged decision stage; only submissions from the NCAs under Article 11(4) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 101 and 102 TFEU.



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2. More detailed figures on antitrust cases

1st May 2004 – 31st December 2015

Investigations into cases of which the Network has been informed 3) 2066
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs 4) 907

Cases per Member State:
Member State New case investigations Envisaged case decisions
(Art. 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003 5))
Austria 100 25
Belgium 57 16
Bulgaria 22 7
Croatia 4 1
Cyprus 18 6
Czech Republic 20 10
Denmark 77 46
Germany 200 113
Greece 47 45
Estonia 9 4
Finland 33 14
France 246 119
Hungary 117 39
Ireland 20 2
Italy 135 112
Latvia 19 5
Lithuania 23 20
Luxembourg 15 5
Malta 5 3
The Netherlands 105 50
Poland 29 14
Portugal 69 23
Romania 52 34
Slovakia 24 20
Slovenia 32 28
Spain 137 101
Sweden 63 22
United Kingdom 81 23
European Commission 297 Not applicable

3) Case investigations started whether by a National Competition Authority (NCA) or by the Commission.
4) Cases having reached the envisaged decision stage; only submissions from the NCAs under Article 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003.
5) Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 101 and 102 TFEU.



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3. Statistics by type of suspected infringement (based on the number of envisaged decisions submitted by NCAs pursuant to Art. 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003)

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2009

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered Art. 101 and 102 TFEU
with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009



2008

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered Art. 101 and 102 TFEU
with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009



2007

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered Art. 101 and 102 TFEU
with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009



2006

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered Art. 101 and 102 TFEU
with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009



2005

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered Art. 101 and 102 TFEU
with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009



01/05/2004 - 31/12/2004

Please note that Art. 81 and 82 EC have been re-numbered Art. 101 and 102 TFEU
with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1.12.2009




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