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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 Jan -
Mar
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 69
- of which COM cases 101 22 21 10 10 21 11 26 6 5 21 27
- of which NCA cases 200 181 144 140 149 129 158 137 106 116 173 42
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 27

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 March 2015

Investigations into cases of which the Network has been informed 3) 1956
Cases in which an envisaged decision has been submitted by NCAs 4) 834

Cases per Member State:
Member State New case investigations Envisaged case decisions
(Art. 11(4) of Reg. 1/2003 5))
Austria 93 16
Belgium 50 13
Bulgaria 20 7
Croatia 3  
Cyprus 14 6
Czech Republic 18 9
Denmark 77 46
Germany 192 107
Greece 48 42
Estonia 8 3
Finland 29 11
France 236 112
Hungary 112 33
Ireland 18 2
Italy 126 103
Latvia 19 6
Lithuania 22 20
Luxembourg 14 5
Malta 5 3
The Netherlands 102 50
Poland 29 13
Portugal 67 19
Romania 49 30
Slovakia 29 17
Slovenia 31 28
Spain 130 93
Sweden 57 22
United Kingdom 77 18
European Commission 281 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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