Business goes better with competition laws – minister

source: Mmegi

JOHN CHURU
CORRESPONDENT

Assistant Minister of Trade and Industry, Lebonaamang Mokalake says it is vitally important to put in place competition laws for a healthy business climate in Botswana.

The deputy minister was speaking recently at a two-day conference at Gaborone Sun Hotel, on competition policy which drew participants from as far afield as India, Nigeria, the Gambia, Malawi, Mauritius, Kenya, Namibia and Ethiopia.

Competition policy, once in place, is intended to monitor and eliminate unfair trade practices, protect the consumer and ensure sustained economic growth.

“In realising the importance of competitive markets in enhancing economic growth and poverty reduction, countries find it necessary to develop [continue reading]



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