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Antitrust Policy Impact on EU’s Agricultural Sector


  • Andreea–Emanuela Dragoi
  • Lucia Iordache


The antitrust law represents a key component of competition policy in the European Union. Our paper aims to highlight in what extent the antitrust policy may boost the growth of agricultural sector, also maintaining the free competition on the European Internal market. In order to achieve this goal we will present, through a qualitative analysis, the most recent developments in the EU competition framework for agriculture Our research will also points out, the role of antitrust regulations for boosting European agricultural sector development while preserving a competitive environment using some relevant cases studies and European statistics in the field. In the final part of our article we will assess (based on the conclusions of the SWOT analysis) how the antitrust policy main constitute an important vector for boosting production and competitiveness in the European agricultural sector.

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  • Andreea–Emanuela Dragoi & Lucia Iordache, 2016. "Antitrust Policy Impact on EU’s Agricultural Sector," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 8(1), pages 40-45, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:8:y:2016:i:1:p:40-45

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