FTC VISION : Be the leading institution in the protection of consumers and the competition process for the promotion of socio-economic welfare. FTC MISSION :"Advocating & enforcing consumer rights and obligations whilst fostering a fair and competitive business environment in Seychelles.”

Upon the completion of an investigation into an activity within a specific sector which may be in breach of the Fair Competition Act 2009 the Commission produces a report which provides the relevant information on the matter being complained about, the outcome of the investigation and the final decision taken.

Upon receipt of a complaint by the Commission, the FTC Staff shall evaluate the complaint and where it is of the opinion that there are reasonable grounds for an investigation to be carried out, shall inform the Chief Executive Officer of its opinion and the reasons thereof. After examining the proposals of the Commission’s Staff, the Chief Executive Officer may decide to start the investigation. Upon the completion of an investigation, where it finds that there has been a breach of the Fair Competition Act 2009, a report is prepared by the Commission and submitted to the Board of Commissioners.

Completed Investigations

FCA37Merger notification from COMESAWebsite Report

Case Number Restrictive Business Practise Summary of Investigation
FCA01 Abuse of Dominance in Port Services Decision of the Commission
FCA04 Merger in Helicopter Services Market Commission’s Assessment
FCA05 Franchising The Commission’s Discussion paper
FCA06 Exclusivity Right Offered Through Sponsorship Guide of 8th IOIG 2011 Commission’s Assessment
FCA07 Conditional Supply of Construction Materials by UCPS Commission’s Assessment
FCA08 Alleged Abuse of Dominance in Omnibus Service Sector Commission’s Assessment
FCA09 Alleged Price Fixing by Dan Imports Commission’s Assessment
FCA10 Alleged Predatory Pricing by STC Commission’s Assessment
FCA11 Alleged RPM/Withholding supplies by Seypec Commission’s Assessment
FCA12 Withholding of supplies by Seychelles Breweries Commission’s Assessment
FCA13 Alleged unfair setting of taxi fares and quota Commission’s Assessment
FCA14 Monopolistic behaviour and possible abuse of dominance by Intelvision Commission’s Assessment
FTCA16 Alleged anti-competitive Distribution Agreement Website Report to Follow
FCA17 Alleged unfair practice in tendering process by Seychelles Pension Fund Commission’s Assessment
FCA18 Alleged unfair conduct by Car hire operators Commission’s Assessment
FCA19 Alleged unfair conduct by omnibus drivers and tour guide licensees Commission’s Assessment
FCA22 Alleged unfair trade practices in retail sector FCA22
FCA23 Alleged unfair trade practices in handicrafts FCA23
FCA24 Unilateral Conduct of Seychelles Breweries: Shelf space requirements in chillers owned by retail outlets Commission’s Assessment
FCA25 Alleged dissimilar treatment of Insurance Companies by Seychelles Licensing Authority Commission’s Assessment
FCA26 Alleged Abuse of dominance being Margin Squeeze in meat processing industry Website Report
FCA27 Alleged unfair trading practices by Sun and Sea Limited Website Report
FCA28 Alleged Unfair Trading Practices by Skychef Limited Website Report
FCA29 Alleged restrictive business practise in the Information and Communication Sector Website Report
FCA30: Alleged unfair trading practices by Kannus Wholesale outlet. Website Report
FC31 Alleged withholding of supplies by Apex Holdings Website Report
FCA33 Alleged restrictive business practise in Insurance Services Website Report
FC34 Alleged abuse of dominance in best friend prepaid scheme by Cable and Wireless (Seychelles) Limited FCA34 Alleged abuse of dominance in best friend prepaid scheme
FCA37 Merger notification from COMESA Website Report
FCA37 Merger notification from COMESA Website Report
FCA40 Alleged restrictive business practise in the Information and Communication Sector Website Report
FCA41 Alleged Abuse of Dominance in Omnibus Service Sector Website Report
FCA42 Alleged Price Fixing in retail industry on Praslin Website Report
FCA44 Partnership notification by Sea and Sun Technology and energy Solutions Website Report
FCA45 Merger notification from COMESA Website Report
FCA47 Alleged Tying and Bundling in the Telecommunications Sector Website Report
FCA48 FCA 48 website report FCA 48 Website Report
FCA49: FCA 49 Lafarge report FCA 49 Lafarge Report
FCA51 Alleged price fixing agreement Website Report
FCA53 Merger notification from COMESA Website Report
FCA54 Alleged restrictive business practise in Human Health and Social Work Sector Website Report
FCA55 Alleged Resale Price Maintenance in the Manufacturing Industry FCA55
FCA56 Alleged Refusal to supply in Rock Blasting FCA56
FCA57 Alleged Unfair Trade practices in renewable energy sector FCA57
FCA58 Alleged Abuse of dominance in tourism sector. FCA58
FCA59 FCA 59 website report FCA59
FCA60 Alleged unfair trading practices in manufacturing industry FCA60
FCA61 Alleged restrictive business practise in Human Health and Social Work Sector FCA61
FCA62 Alleged anti-competitive practices FCA62
FCA63 Merger notification from COMESA FCA63
FCA64 Merger notification from COMESA FCA64
FCA70 Alleged Abuse of Dominance in the manufacturing sector Website Report

Current Investigations

Case Number Sector concerned with Investigation
FCA 16 Review of Distribution Agreement in the Manufacturing Industry
FCA 29 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in the Information and Communication Sector
FCA 33 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in Insurance Services
FCA 38 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities.
FCA 40 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in the Information and Communication Sector
FCA 41 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in the retail sector
FCA 43 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in the Information and Communication Sector
FCA 48 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in Agricultural sector
FCA 49 Merger notification from COMESA
FCA 50 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in the Information and Communication Sector
FCA 51 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in the Manufacturing Industry
FCA 52 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in Transportation Sector
FCA 53 Merger notification from COMESA
FCA 54 Investigation in alleged restrictive business practise in Human Health and Social Work Sector
FCA 66 Alleged Merger case that has not been filed at the Commission
FCA 68 Alleged Abuse of Dominance in the Services sector
FCA 69 Alleged Abuse of Dominance in telecommunication sector
FCA 71 Merger notification from COMESA