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What is competition policy?
Why is competition policy important for consumers?
State aid in the time of the pandemic
EU institutions and competition policy
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What is competition policy?

Competition policy is basically about making sure that companies compete with each other on an equal footing – on the basis of their products and prices – with no unfair advantages.

Why is competition policy important for consumers?

When companies are forced to compete with each other, consumers win. New, better products are developed. Prices go down. Read more about how this works 

State aid in the time of the pandemic

The European Commission enforces State aid rules to make sure that the support EU governments grant to companies large and small does not give them an unfair advantage or tilt the playing field in the internal market.

EU institutions and competition policy

How does the Commission work with other EU institutions, stakeholder groups and citizens?