Economic Recovery Through Fair Business & Trade Practices

Welcome to the Competition and Tariff Commission

The Competition and Tariff Commission (CTC) is an autonomous statutory body established in 2001 through Competition Act [Chapter 14:28] with the dual mandate of:-

  1. implementing and enforcing Zimbabwe’s competition policy and law; and
  2. executing the country’s trade tariffs policy

Statutory Functions of the Commission

The Commission’s statutory functions are articulated in Section 5 of the Competition Act

  1. to encourage and promote competition in all sectors of the economy;
  2. to reduce barriers to entry into any sector of the economy or to any form of  economic activity;
  3. to investigate, discourage and prevent restrictive practices;
  4. to study trends towards increased economic concentration, with a view to the investigation of monopoly situations and the prevention of such situations, where they are contrary to the public interest;
  5. to advise the Minister of Industry and Commerce in regard to all aspects of economic competition, including entrepreneurial activities carried on by institutions directly or indirectly controlled by the State, and the formulation, co-ordination, implementation and administration of Government policy in regard to economic competition;
  6. to provide information to interested persons on current policy with regard to restrictive practices, acquisitions and monopoly situations, to serve as guidelines for the benefit of those persons;
  7. to undertake investigations and make reports to the Minister of Industry and Commerce relating to tariff charges, unfair trade practices and the provision of assistance or protection to local industry;
  8. to monitor prices, costs and profits in any industry or business that the Minister of Industry and Commerce directs the Commission to monitor, and to report its findings to the Minister; 

Recent News

EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT
Friday, 11 August 2017

  The Board of Commissioners of the Competition and Tariff Commission (the Commission) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Ellen Ruparanganda as theDirector of the Commission with effect from the 1st of July 2017. Ms. Ruparanganda attained...

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INVITATION TO ATTEND THE ZIMBABWEAN BEEF SECTOR STUDY VALIDATION WORKSHOPS
Thursday, 10 August 2017

The Competition and Tariff Commission is inviting all interested stakehoders particulalrly those in the beef value chain to Validation Workshops on the Study of the Zimbabwean Beef Sector. The study was done  during the course of 2016. The workshops...

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