Competition Law and Policy in Latin America



Fighting bid rigging in the procurement of public works in Argentina

In 2018, the OECD and Argentina's Competition Authority have started a project to review Argentina's procurement practices in the public works sector. The results are scheduled to be published by the end of 2019. Read more about the project.


Peru and Brazil - OECD Competition Law and Policy Reviews

Currently, Peru and Brazil are undergoing reviews of their competion regimes.  Peru will be peer reviewed during the next Latin American and Caribbean Competition Forum being held in Argentina on 18-19 September 2018. Brazil will be peer reviewed during the November 2018 session of the Competition Committee in Paris.  Results should be launched next year. See more country reviews of competition law and policy.

Promoting market studies in Latin America

This project studies current practices of market studies in Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Peru so as to provide them with recommendations on how to improve the legal and institutional set-ups of competition market studies. An OECD report was launched during a two-day capacity-building event for competition officials in Santiago, Chile on 18-19 March 2015.

Read more about the project • Access the reportDescargue el informe • Read the news releaseComunicado de prensa



The Inter-American Development Bank and the OECD have collaborated on a series of reviews of competition law and policy regimes in Latin America since 2003. Most of these reviews were performed during the meetings of the Latin American Competition Forum which are held every year in a different country in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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These follow-up studies assess the impact of the initial reviews and recommendations.

Follow-up to the Nine Peer Reviews of Competition Law and Policy of Latin American Countries - cover2012

Follow-up to the Nine Latin American Peer Reviews of Competition Law and Policy


Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru




Peer Reviews of Competition Law and Policy in Latin America: A Follow-Up


Countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru



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