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The Austrian Federal Competition Authority (AFCA), together with the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) and the Oesterreichische…

On 12 October 2023, the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (AFCA) filed an application to fine Granit Holding GmbH (“Granit”) on the grounds of an…

In October 2022, the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (AFCA) carried out dawn raids in the market for wood pellets owing to suspected price…

AFCA video: why do we need competition?

This video answers the questions "why do we need competition?" and "why do we need an authority like the AFCA?"

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