The Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) is an autonomous agency of the government established with a mandate to regulate, monitor, control and prevent acts or behaviours which would adversely affect competition and fair trading in Malawi.
CFTC was established under Section 4 of the Competition and Fair Trading Act CAP 48:09 of the Laws of Malawi.
CFTC is dedicated to improving the efficiency of Malawi’s economy for the benefit of all Malawians. This is done in the following ways:
- Regulation of mergers and acquisitions of companies
- Monitoring monopolies and concentrations of market power and taking corrective action against abuse of dominance
- Prohibiting anti-competitive practices by enterprises against each other
- Protecting consumers from unfair trading practices