Published on: October 31, 2023

International Competition Network

International Competition Network

Why in news? The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has become a part of the prestigious 18-member steering committee of the International Competition Network (ICN)


  • Launch year : 2001
  • Type: Informal, virtual network and seeks to facilitate cooperation between competition law authorities globally


  • Only global body devoted exclusively to competition law enforcement
  • Steering committee is the ICN’s apex body
  • Members represent national and multinational competition authorities.
  • Comprises of 140 competition agencies for maintaining regular contacts and addressing practical competition concerns
  • It does not exercise any rule-making function but reaches consensus based on recommendations or best practices from projects