Cases Investigated by Breach
2015 & 2016
Breach type 2015 2016
Abuse of a Dominant Position 5 6
Agreements That Substantially Lessen Competion 3 3
Double Ticketing 0 0
Misleading Advertising 271 255
Misleading Advertising/ Offenses Against Competition 5 2
Misleading Advertising/ Sale Above Advertised Price 1 1
Not Under the Act 15 15
Offenses Against Competition 23 27
Price Fixing 0 0
Request For Opinion 5 5
Sale Above Advertised Price 3 2
Tied Selling 3 1
Total 334 317
STATISTICAL REPORT ON CASES RECEIVED, INVESTIGATED AND RESOLVED

The table below shows the number of cases received, investigated and closed by the Fair Trading Commission during the calendar year 2016.

INDUSTRY CATEGORY Received Investigated Resolved
Advertising 0 2 2
Agricultural Products & Agro Processing 1 2 1
Automobile 17 112 57
Baking 0 1 1
Business Practices 0 2 0
Clothing/Accessories/Footware & Textiles 2 5 3
Computers 2 1 1
Construction/Home Repair Supplies 0 3 2
Education 4 25 20
Energy 2 4 2
Financial Services 15 27 23
Food/Supplements & Beverages 3 7 4
Funeral Supplies 0 0 0
Gaming & Contest 0 0 0
Gardening Supplies/Equipment & Horticultural Products 0 0 0
Government Services 0 1 1
Hardware & Electrical Tools 0 1 1
Household Appliances & Accessories 7 13 8
Household Furnishings 1 2 1
Household Miscellaneous 0 0 0
Household Supplies & Products 0 1 1
Industrial Machinery & Products 0 2 1
Insurance 2 5 4
Legal Services 0 1 0
Leisure & Recreation 0 4 4
Media 0 2 1
Medical Care & Services 0 0 1
Medical Supplies & Devices 1 2 1
Office Furnishings/Equipment & Supplies 0 1 0
Payment Services 0 0 0
Petroleum Products & Accessories 0 2 1
Professional & Specialist Services 2 10 6
Publications 0 1 0
Real Estate 1 6 5
Telecommunications 19 66 36
Transportation Systems 0 4 4
Utilities 0 2 1
TOTAL 79 317 193

  • Last modified: June 16, 2017