Broad Themes

This section discusses messages a competition agency may find useful in advocating the principles and benefits of competition policy. It presents various arguments in favour of competition policy, including those most relevant to consumers, the public interest, industrial policy, economic recovery and poverty, as well as sustainable development.

Some of the themes and arguments further explored in this section of the chapter are listed below. Please note this list is non-exhaustive, and will be further developed.

Competition can boost and support innovation    Competition benefits consumers    Effective competition and competition policy can aid economic recovery

Competition policy can usefully inform broader policy objectives