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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 Jan. - June
2014
Total number of case investigations of which the Network has been informed 1) 301 203 165 150 159 150 169 163 112 121 100
- of which COM cases 101 22 21 10 10 21 11 26 6 5 6
- of which NCA cases 200 181 144 140 149 129 158 137 106 116 94
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 49

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 – 30th June 2014

Investigations into cases of which the Network has been informed 3) 1795
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs 4) 755

Cases per Member State:
Member State New case investigations Envisaged case decisions
(Art. 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003 5))
Austria 43 10
Belgium 48 13
Bulgaria 19 6
Croatia 2  
Cyprus 11 1
Czech Republic 15 8
Denmark 74 46
Germany 175 100
Greece 45 36
Estonia 7 3
Finland 26 10
France 228 101
Hungary 99 27
Ireland 18 2
Italy 117 92
Latvia 19 5
Lithuania 22 17
Luxembourg 10 6
Malta 5 3
The Netherlands 96 48
Poland 29 13
Portugal 60 17
Romania 46 28
Slovakia 19 15
Slovenia 30 27
Spain 119 85
Sweden 53 20
United Kingdom 69 16
European Commission 237 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)

01.01.2014 – 30.06.2014




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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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