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Web-based traders a growth area for complaints to Commerce Commission

Published on 28 January 2013

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The growing trend to buy products and services online is spurring a significant growth in complaints to the Commerce Commission about online traders. It’s one of several trends identified in analysis of statistics from the Commission’s Contact Centre for the 2012 year. And more of those complaints are being filed with the Commission online.

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Looking ahead to 2013

Published on 28 January 2013


The Commission has an exciting and busy year ahead with legislative changes in the consumer area while in the competition arena new legislation will impact our work on cartels. We look forward to a number of 'firsts' in 2013 as new regulatory regimes are bedded in across the energy, dairy and telecommunications industries. CEO Brent Alderton outlines the year ahead.

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