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NYC Stores Accused Of Selling Price-Gouged COVID Rapid Tests

Assorted NYC businesses have taken to food delivery apps including Seamless to resell at-home coronavirus antigen tests for well above retail price, Vice reported.  While...
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Australia’s Watchdog Worries About Price Gouging In COVID Testing

Josh Frydenberg has spoken to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chair Rod Sims about concerns some suppliers are charging sky-high prices for Covid-19...
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NY AG Warns Against COVID Testing Price Gouging

New York Attorney General Letitia James' office issued an alert Tuesday asking consumers to report any potential price gouging of at-home testing kits after...
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South African Regulator Caps COVID Testing Prices

South Africa's Competition Commission has reached an agreement with two major laboratories Ampath and Lancet to reduce the price of Covid-19 PCR test prices...
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UK Watchdog Criticized for Disbanding Covid Unit

The UK competition regulator has been criticized by lawyers and its former chair Andrew Tyrie for closing a COVID-19 unit at the start of...
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CPI TV Ten Minutes With ACCC Chair Rod Sims

Below, we have provided the full transcript of the interview with Rod Sims, Chair of the Australia Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), recorded on...
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UK Regulator Warns COVID-19 Test Providers

Private companies that sell COVID-19 tests to holidaymakers have been told to “get on the right side of the law” by the competition regulator,...
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UK Lowers Cost Of COVID-19 Travel Tests After Probe

Britain said on Friday it was cutting the cost of COVID-19 tests for travel from the National Health Service (NHS) and was reviewing the...
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Challenges and Changes for Competition Authorities During and Post Covid-19

By Yungshin Jang (Korea Institute for International Economic Policy) The COVID-19 has threatened almost every sector with unwanted challenges and risks. Competition policies are no...
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UK Regulator To Investigate Pricing Of Covid Tests For Travel

UK's competition watchdog is looking into fees for the COVID-19 tests required for international travel after concerns about the vastly different prices being charged...
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