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Country 2002 Annual Budget (USD)[1] 2003 Annual Budget (USD)[2] 2004 Annual Budget (USD)[3] 2005 Annual Budget (USD)[4] 2006 Annual Budget (USD)[5] 2007 Annual Budget (USD)[6] 2007 GDP (billion USD)[7]
Albania N/A[8] $231,230 [9][10] $10.62
Algeria $1,518,300 $131.6
Argentina $830,000[11] $965,190[12] $735,271[13] $720,000[14] $766,000[15] $260
Armenia $126,740 $194,499 $331,913 $470,586 $7.974
Australia $41,272,820 [16][17][18] $42,305,000[19][20][21] $47,002,284[22][23][24] $92,473,920[25][26][27][28] $92,100,000 [29] $97,500,000 [30] $908.8
Austria $1,000,000[31] $1,691,066[32][33] $373.9
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$3.739
Belgium $166,654[34][35] $180,000 $210,541[36][37] $206,752[38][39] $243,124[40][41] $243,000[42][43] $453.6
Brazil $5,625,000[44][45][46] $7,125,928[47][48] $1,152,218[49][50] $6,995,624[51] $7,137,000[52] $7,460,000[53] $1314
Bulgaria $682,570 $704,682[54] $932,647[55][56] $1,610,520[57] $2,986,059[58][59] $39.61
Canada $27,900,000[60] $28,800,000[61] $27,790,700[62][63][64][65] $36,256,500[66][67] $49,000,000 $40,400,000 $1432
Chile $1,950,000 $3,125,000[68] $3,560,000 $163.8
China[69]
Colombia $6,996,800 $7,886,211[70][71] $15,000,000[72] $171.6


Croatia N/A[73] N/A[74] N/A[75] N/A[76] N/A[77] N/A[78] $51.36
Cyprus $567,222 $1,037,176[79][80] $1,249,000[81][82] $21.3
Czech Republic $2,123,000[83][84] $2,452,000[85][86] $6,400,000[87][88] $6,000,000[89][90] $4,288,040[91][92][93][94] $6,505,635[95][96] $175.3
Denmark $8,300,000[97][98] $13,696,285[99][100] $14,406,863[101][102] $15,038,558[103][104] $10,458,458[105][106] $13,424,220[107][108][109] $311.9
Estonia $711,200 $717,822[110][111] $833,993[112][113] $969,438[114][115] $21.28
European Union $73,407,260[116][117] $63,670,000 $101,011,000 [118][119] $107,559,000[120][121][122][123] $123,737,320[124][125][126][127] $16,620[128]
Finland $781,636[129] $807,410 $5,705,296[130][131] $6,063,937[132][133] $6,398,000[134][135] $6,850,212[136][137] $245
France $8,531,114[138][139] $9,945,900[140][141] $10,344,500[142][143][144][145] $10,158,350[146][147][148][149] $31,862,040[150][151][152][153] $18,964,400[154][155][156] $2560
Germany $17,393,760[157][158] $17,140,000[159] $21,906,000[160][161][162] $20,316,700[163][164][165] $21,369,320[166][167] $22,810,000[168][169] $3322
Greece $4,996,913[170][171] $17,912,746[172][173][174] $14,177,033[175][176] $14,302,422[177][178] $18,126,064[179][180] $314.6
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$34,000,000 $206.7
Hungary $5,830,000[181] $5,900,000[182] $5,719,900[183][184] $6,690,945[185][186][187] $7,009,225[188][189][190] $9,100,000[191][192] $138.4
Iceland $1,960,000 $2,600,000 $20
India $1,078,500[193] $1,151,500[194][195] $1,091,500[196][197] $736,500[198][199] $1099
Indonesia $2,800,000 $2,700,000[200] $2,555,000[201][202][203] $432.9
Ireland $3,303,327[204][205] $4,260,000 $5,320,000 [206] $6,460,000 [207] $7,357,700[208][209] $8,263,060[210][211] $258.6
Israel $4,520,000[212][213] $4,688,000[214][215] $4,165,000[216][217] $4,500,000[218] $4,800,000[219] $4,850,000[220][221] $161.9
Italy $32,000,000 $32,000,000 $25,000,000 $55,000,000 $2105
Jamaica $596,000 $672,000 $663,795[222][223] $590,895[224][225] $11.21
Japan $51,483,494[226][227] $65,750,900[228][229] $72,226,840[230][231] $72,764,701[232][233] $72,908,063[234][235] $68,389,525[236][237] $4384
Jersey $1,414,640[238][239][240] $5.1[241]
Kenya $320,000 $320,000 $600,000 $600,000 $29.3
Korea, South $20,500,000[242] $22,500,000 $24,995,660[243][244] $29,000,000[245] $38,000,000 $42,000,000 $957.1
Latvia $3,480,000 [246] $712,395[247][248][249] $872,232[250][251][252] $1,887,777[253][254][255] $27.34
Lithuania $860,000[256] $796,660 $1,260,073[257][258][259] $1,190,670[260][261][262] $1,311,917[263][264] $1,428,052[265][266] $38.35
Luxembourg N/A[267] N/A[268] $191,940[269][270][271] $237,055[272][273][274] $50.16
Macedonia N/A[275] N/A[276] $241,716 [277][278] $415,727[279][280] $7.497
Malta $39,062 $39,062 $44,786[281][282] $47,411[283][284] $7.419
Mexico $15,332,061[285][286] $14,000,000 $13,400,000[287] $15,197,313[288][289] $15,000,000 $15,000,000 $893.4
Netherlands $22,815,770[290][291] $22,000,000[292] $42,595,000[293][294] $43,262,620[295][296][297] $51,951,760[298][299][300][301] $71,621,040[302][303] $768.7
New Zealand $10,000,000[304] $10,150,000 $11,500,000[305] $11,732,120[306][307][308] $14,264,640[309][310] $18,397,400[311][312][313] $128.1
Niger N/A[314] $4.174
Norway $9,000,000[315] $9,480,000[316] $9,340,500[317][318][319] $11,544,400[320][321][322] $13,519,428[323][324] $14,093,400[325][326][327] $391.5
Pakistan $508,000 $508,000 $615,680[328][329] $740,544[330][331] $143.8
Panama $900,000[332] $900,000[333] $900,000[334] $613,000[335] $19.74
Peru $10,000,000 $10,000,000[336] $10,000,000 $14,100,000 $109.1
Philippines $179,200 $201,936 $199,456 $291,532[337] $144.1
Poland $3,454,117[338] $5,303,312[339] $6,341,004[340] $7,793,636[341][342] $9,722,553[343][344] $420.3
Portugal $4,377,174[345][346] $2,659,950[347][348] $7,058,600[349][350] $9,321,780[351][352][353] $9,597,000[354][355][356] $223.3
Romania $1,652,709 $5,963,300[357][358][359] $7,588,885[360][361][362] $12,156,200[363][364][365] $20,996,300[366][367] $166
Russia $8,881,000[368] $13,000,000[369] $12,500,000[370] $18,383,000[371] $21,140,000[372] $1286
Senegal N/A[373] N/A[374] N/A[375] N/A[376] N/A[377] N/A[378] $11.12


Serbia $80,000[379] N/A[380] $742,168 [381][382] $1,354,600[383][384][385] $41.68
Singapore N/A[386] $7,844,400[387][388][389] $161.3
Slovak Republic $850,285[390][391] $1,115,337 $1,134,124[392][393] $1,419,779[394][395][396] $2,001,806[397][398][399] $74.99
Slovenia $428,578 $641,000[400][401][402] $812,701 [403] $927,710[404][405] $1,015,950[406][407] $46.08
South Africa $879,821[408][409][410] $8,120,454[411][412][413][414] $1,875,250[415][416][417][418] $10,707,953[419][420][421][422] $12,915,191[423][424][425][426] $10,774,601[427][428][429] $282.6
Spain $2,380,776[430][431] $2,775,600[432][433] $3,460,552[434][435] $9,737,950[436][437][438][439] $10,792,799[440][441][442][443] $12,154,826[444][445][446] $1439
Sri Lanka N/A[447] N/A[448] N/A[449] $30.01
Sweden $8,305,648[450][451] $9,000,000 $11,767,817[452][453] $12,300,000 $10,700,000 $13,508,880[454][455] $455.3
Switzerland $3,293,546[456][457] $3,637,176[458][459] $5,814,953[460][461] $5,395,600[462][463] $5,726,000[464][465] $5,733,000[466][467] $423.9
Taiwan $10,440,000[468] $10,255,000 $10,596,000 $383.3
Thailand $1,500,000 $245.7
Turkey $71,000,000[469][470] $60,000,000[471][472] $16,731,400[473][474][475] $19,833,800[476][477][478] $663.4
Ukraine $2,995,111 [479][480] $3,085,871[481][482][483] $4,309,657[484][485] $6,017,505[486][487] $9,180,690[488][489] $140.5
United Kingdom $101,682,682[490][491] $152,011,750[492][493][494][495][496] $138,811,550[497][498][499][500] $139,584,400[501][502][503][504] $2773
United States $131,000,000[505][506] $309,000,000[507] $336,000,000[508][509] $347,451,000[510][511] $147,819,000[512] $13,840
Uzbekistan $500,000 $500,000[513] $22.31
Venezuela $1,119,792 N/A[514] $236.4
Zambia $200,000 $300,000 $300,000 $360,000 $11.16
Zimbabwe $2,181,818 $2,883,495[515] $1.726[516]

All currency conversions used the Oanda.com FXHistory website to determine historical currency exchange rates.

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, all data for this column is from Global Competition Review 2002 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies.
  2. Unless otherwise specified, all data for this column is from Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies.
  3. Unless otherwise specified, all data for this column is from Global Competition Review 2004 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies.
  4. Unless otherwise specified, all data for this column is from Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies.
  5. Unless otherwise specified, all data for this column is from Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies.
  6. Unless otherwise specified, all data for this column is from Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies.
  7. Unless otherwise noted, all data in this column comes from the CIA world Factbook, online at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2195.html
  8. Budget varies according to how much funding is required for other departments within the Albanian Government.
  9. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  10. Converted from €190,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.2170 USD).
  11. 2002 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN ARGENTINA, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/11/34830440.pdf, at 8.
  12. 2003 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN ARGENTINA, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/36/31/34720166.pdf, at 8.
  13. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  14. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  15. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  16. ACCC budget for fiscal year 2001/2002
  17. Australia: Competition Law and Policy in 2001-2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/33/58/2488889.pdf, at 13
  18. Converted from 73,400,000 AUD as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 AUD = 0.5623 USD).
  19. ACCC budget for fiscal year 2002/2003
  20. Australia: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/10/34830529.pdf, at 13.
  21. Converted from 62,500,000 AUD as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 AUD = 0.67688 USD).
  22. ACCC budget for fiscal year 2003/2004
  23. Australia: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/10/34830529.pdf, at 13.
  24. Converted from 66,600,000 AUD as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 AUD = 0.70574 USD).
  25. ACCC's total funding for the financial year from 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005.
  26. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  27. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  28. Converted from 123,200,000 AUD as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 AUD = 0.75060 USD).
  29. 2007 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN AUSTRALIA, OECD, October 2, 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2007doc.nsf/ENGDATCORPLOOK/NT000042EA/$FILE/JT03233011.PDF
  30. 2007 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN AUSTRALIA, OECD, October 2, 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2007doc.nsf/ENGDATCORPLOOK/NT000042EA/$FILE/JT03233011.PDF
  31. Not the final amount, does not include budget of Cartel Court.
  32. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  33. Converted from €1,415,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD). Data from www.oanda.com.
  34. Belgium: Competition Law and Policy in 2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/8/34830652.pdf, at 7.
  35. Converted from €168,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 EUR = 0.99199 USD).
  36. Belgium: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/7/3/35110865.pdf, at 23.
  37. Converted from €173,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 EUR = 1.21700 USD).
  38. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  39. Converted from €173,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD).
  40. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  41. Converted from €190,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.27960 USD).
  42. Housing, equipment and wages are not included, but are paid for by the federal budget.
  43. Converted from €190,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 Eurp = 1.27960 USD).
  44. Sum total of the budgets for the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice and the Secretariat of Economic Surveillance of the Ministry of Finance.
  45. Amount does not include salaries, expenditure on which is allocated through other entities of the Federal Government.
  46. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  47. $2,497,446 (R$6,992,848) for the Secretariat for Economic Monitoring, $1,310,965 (R$3,670,702) for the Secretariat for Economic Law, $3,317,517 (R$ 9,554,449) for Administrative Council for Economic Defence, amounts do not include salaries
  48. Brazil: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/36/34/34720245.pdf, at 13
  49. $2,989,498 (R$8,998,391) for the Secretariat for Economic Monitoring, $1,820,037 (R$3,058,447) for the Secretariat for Economic Law, $1,152,218 (R$4,856,222) for Administrative Council for Economic Defence, amounts do not include salaries
  50. Brazil: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/7/2/35110905.pdf, at 23
  51. Sum total of the budgets for the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (2005), the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice (2005) and the Secretariat of Economic Surveillance of the Ministry of Finance (2004).
  52. Sum total of the budgets for the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice and the Secretariat of Economic Surveillance of the Ministry of Finance.
  53. Sum total of the budgets for the Administrative Council for Economic Defense, the Secretariat of Economic Law of the Ministry of Justice and the Secretariat of Economic Surveillance of the Ministry of Finance.
  54. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  55. Converted from BGN 1,508,520 based on conversion rate as of 7/2/05 (1 BGN = 0.61825 USD), source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  56. COMMISSION ON PROTECTION OF COMPETITION: INFORMATION BULLETIN 2005, Sofia, 2006, available at http://www.cpc.bg/system/storage/KZK_2005_EN.pdf
  57. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  58. Converted from BGN 4,303,508 based on conversion rate as of 7/2/07 (1 BGN = 0.69387 USD), source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  59. COMMISSION ON PROTECTION OF COMPETITION: 2007 INFORMATION BULLETIN, Sofia, 2008, available at http://www.cpc.bg/system/storage/KZK_2007_EN.pdf
  60. Canada: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/6/34830711.pdf, at 21
  61. Bureau had an annual operating budget of $21.3 million. In addition, $7.5 million in temporary funding adjustment was provided for additional operational requirements.
  62. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  63. For the 2003-2004 year.
  64. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  65. Converted from CA$37,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 CAD = 0.75110 USD).
  66. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  67. Converted from CA$45,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 CAD = 0.80570 USD).
  68. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  69. No competition statute until 2006.
  70. The 2004 budget is based on Law Decree 3787 of 2003.
  71. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  72. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  73. Enforcement agency exists, but budget unknown.
  74. Enforcement agency exists, but budget unknown.
  75. Enforcement agency exists, but budget unknown.
  76. Enforcement agency exists, but budget unknown.
  77. Enforcement agency exists, but budget unknown.
  78. Enforcement agency exists, but budget unknown.
  79. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  80. Converted from €867,857 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD).
  81. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  82. Converted from C£560,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 CYP = 2.23120 USD).
  83. CZK $61,549,000
  84. Czech Republic: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/9/2509462.pdf, at 10
  85. CZK $69,209,000
  86. Czech Republic: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/36/15/34720348.pdf
  87. CZK $143,000,000
  88. Czech Republic: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/searchResult/0,3400,en_2649_201185_1_1_1_1_1,00.html, at 13
  89. CZK $134,000,000
  90. Czech Republic: Competition Law and Policy in 2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/55/19/37008264.pdf, at 11
  91. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  92. Does not include CSK 33,837,000 which was specifically budgeted for acquiring a new seat of the Office.
  93. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  94. Converted from CZK 95,502,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 CZK = 0.04490 USD).
  95. Annual Report 2007, Czech Republic OFFICE FOR THE PROTECTION OF COMPETITION, available at http://www.compet.cz/fileadmin/user_upload/VZ_EN/AR_2007_EN.pdf
  96. <Converted from CZK 137,952,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 CZK = 0.04716 USD), source: http://www.oanda.com
  97. Danish Competition Authority also deals with cases involving Public Procurement, State Aid and Energy Regulation–amount listed is for the part dealing with competition cases.
  98. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  99. Denmark: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/36/17/34720368.pdf, at 9
  100. Converted from DKK 88,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 DKK = 0.15564 USD).
  101. Denmark: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/6/22/35110953.pdf, at 7
  102. Converted from DKK 88,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 DKK = 0.16371 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  103. Denmark: Competition Law and Policy in 2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/55/18/37008327.pdf, at 8
  104. Converted from DKK 93,800,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 DKK = 0.16033 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  105. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  106. Converted from DKK 61,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 DKK = 0.17150 USD).
  107. The Competition Authority deals with cases under the Competition Act, but also with cases involving public procurement, state aid and energy regulation. The Competition Authority's total budget is 108.7 million Danish kroner. The budget for the competition part alone is 73.8 million Danish kroner.
  108. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  109. Converted from DKK 73,800,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 DKK = 0.18190 USD).
  110. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  111. Converted from EEK 9,400,000 (about €6000,000 [sic]) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EEK = 0.0763640 USD).
  112. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  113. Converted from EEK 10,200,000 (about €644,265) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EEK = 0.0817640 USD).
  114. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  115. Converted from EEK 11,200,000 (about €704,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EEK = 0.0865570 USD).
  116. European Commission: Competition Law and Policy in 2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/23/34831907.PDF, at 11
  117. Converted from €74,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 EUR = 0.99199 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/
  118. European Commission: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/61/61/36498858.pdf, at 15
  119. Converted from €83,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.21700 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/
  120. This amount covers all areas of the European Commission Competition Directorate General (therefore including antitrust, merger control and state aid control).
  121. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  122. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  123. Converted from €90,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD).
  124. This amount covers all areas of the European Commission Competition Directorate General (therefore including antitrust, merger control and state aid control).
  125. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  126. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  127. Converted from €96,700,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.27960 USD).
  128. From the CIA World Factbook, at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ee.html
  129. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  130. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  131. Converted from €4,688,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.2170 USD).
  132. http://www.kilpailuvirasto.fi/cgi-bin/english.cgi?luku=publications&sivu=oecdreport2005#IV1a
  133. Converted from €5,074,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19470 USD) source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic.
  134. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  135. Converted from €5,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.27960 USD).
  136. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  137. Converted from €5,057,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 200# (1 EUR = 1.35460 USD).
  138. 2003 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN FRANCE, OECD, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/36/22/34720439.pdf
  139. Converted from €8,600,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 EUR = 0.99199 USD).
  140. 2003 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN FRANCE, OECD, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/36/22/34720439.pdf
  141. Converted from €8,600,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 EUR = 1.15650 USD).
  142. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  143. This figure only represents the Competition Council's budget and does not include the antitrust portion of the DGCCRF budget.
  144. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  145. Converted from €8,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.2170 USD).
  146. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  147. This figure only represents the Competition Council's budget and does not include the antitrust portion of the DGCCRF budget.
  148. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  149. Converted from €8,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD).
  150. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  151. This figure represents the sum of the antitrust portion of the DGCCRF budget (€13.5 million) and the Competition Council's budget (€11.4 million).
  152. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  153. Converted from €24,900,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.27960 USD).
  154. This figure only represents the antitrust portion of the DGCCRF budget and does not include the Competition Council's budget, which was unavailable at the time of this report.
  155. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  156. Converted from €14,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  157. Converted from 15.04 million Euros as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 Euro = US$1.15650).
  158. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  159. Germany: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/21/34831942.pdf, at 16
  160. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  161. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  162. Converted from €18,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.2170 USD).
  163. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  164. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  165. Converted from €17,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD).
  166. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  167. Converted from€16,700,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.35460 USD).
  168. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN GERMANY July 2006-June 2007, OECD, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2007doc.nsf/LinkTo/NT0000440A/$FILE/JT03233732.PDF
  169. Converted from €17,000,000.
  170. 2003 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN GREECE, OECD, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/0/34720523.pdf
  171. Converted from €8,600,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 EUR = 1.15650 USD).
  172. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  173. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  174. Converted from €14,718,772 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.2170 USD).
  175. Converted from €11,862,633 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  176. Greece: Competition Law and Policy in 2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/54/40/37008414.pdf, at 10
  177. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  178. Converted from €11,177,260 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.27960 USD).
  179. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  180. Converted from €13,381,119 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.35460 USD).
  181. Hungary: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/1/34720533.pdf, at 7
  182. Hungary: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/1/34720533.pdf, at 7
  183. Hungary: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/6/19/35111041.pdf, at 12
  184. Converted from €4,700,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.21700 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  185. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  186. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  187. Converted from HUFI 1,381,000,000 (approx. €5,600,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 HUF = 0.0048450 USD).
  188. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  189. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  190. Converted from HUF 1,549,000,000 (approx. €6,100,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 HUF = 0.0045250 USD).
  191. Converted from HUF 2,294,400,000
  192. 2007 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN HUNGARY, OECD, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2008doc.nsf/LinkTo/NT000031C6/$FILE/JT03246258.PDF
  193. Converted from 50 million Indian rupees as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 Indian Rupee = US$0.02157).
  194. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  195. Converted from 50,000,000 Indian rupees as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 INR = 0.023030 USD).
  196. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  197. Converted from 50,000,000 Indian rupees as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 INR = 0.021830 USD).
  198. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  199. Converted from 30,000,000 Indian rupees as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 INR = 0.024550 USD).
  200. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  201. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  202. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  203. Converted from 25,000,000,000 Rupiah as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 IDR = 0.00010220 USD).
  204. Ireland: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/7/2509482.pdf, at 13.
  205. Converted from €3,330,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 EUR = 0.99199 USD) source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  206. Ireland: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/6/18/35111063.pdf, at 15
  207. Ireland: Competition Law and Policy in 2005-2006, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/63/50/37028481.pdf, at 21
  208. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  209. Converted from €5,750,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  210. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  211. Converted from €6,100,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  212. Converted from 21,412,000 NIS
  213. Israel: Competition Law and Policy in 2003-2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/6/17/35111073.pdf, at 19
  214. Converted from 21,324,000 NIS
  215. Id.
  216. Converted from 18,666,000 NIS
  217. Id.
  218. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  219. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  220. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN ISRAEL January 2006 through April 2007, OECD, available at http://147.237.72.203/NR/rdonlyres/B5A2E805-C43E-4E8C-BE2C-0179017A0ADB/488/AnnualReportonCompetitionPolicyDevelopmentsinIsrae.pdf
  221. Converted from 20,694,000 NIS
  222. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  223. Converted from between J$39,000,000 and J$42,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 JMD = 0.016390 USD).
  224. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  225. Converted from between J$39,000,000 and J$42,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 JMD = 0.014590 USD).
  226. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN JAPAN January-December 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2008doc.nsf/ENGREFCORPLOOK/NT00005986/$FILE/JT03251224.PDF
  227. Converted from J$6,160,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 YEN = 0.008358 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  228. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN JAPAN January-December 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2008doc.nsf/ENGREFCORPLOOK/NT00005986/$FILE/JT03251224.PDF
  229. Converted from J$7,850,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 YEN = 0.008376 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  230. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN JAPAN January-December 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2008doc.nsf/ENGREFCORPLOOK/NT00005986/$FILE/JT03251224.PDF
  231. Converted from J$7,820,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 YEN = 0.009236 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  232. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN JAPAN January-December 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2008doc.nsf/ENGREFCORPLOOK/NT00005986/$FILE/JT03251224.PDF
  233. Converted from J$8,130,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 YEN = 0.008950 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  234. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN JAPAN January-December 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2008doc.nsf/ENGREFCORPLOOK/NT00005986/$FILE/JT03251224.PDF
  235. Converted from J$8,340,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 YEN = 0.008742 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  236. ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN JAPAN January-December 2007, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2008doc.nsf/ENGREFCORPLOOK/NT00005986/$FILE/JT03251224.PDF
  237. Converted from J$8,420,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 YEN = 0.008122 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  238. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  239. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  240. Converted from £800,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 GBP = 1.76830 USD).
  241. 2005 estimate
  242. Korea: Competition Law and Policy in 2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/21/8/34834187.pdf, at 13.
  243. Converted from 28,800,000,000 Korea WON as of currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 KWON = 0.0008679 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  244. 2005 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN KOREA, OECD, available at ttp://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2006doc.nsf/ENGDATCORPLOOK/NT00003E76/$FILE/JT03215372.PDF
  245. The source material indicated a budget of $2,900,000. This was most likely a typo based on previous and subsequent budgets.
  246. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  247. Global Competition Review 2005) Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  248. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  249. Converted from LVL 384,227 (approx. €570,070) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 LVL = 1.85410 USD).
  250. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  251. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  252. Converted from LVL 508,412 (approx. €723,405) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 LVL = 1.71560 USD).
  253. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  254. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  255. Converted from LVL 1,024,796 (approx. €1,458,162) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 LVL = 1.84210 USD).
  256. Lithuania: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/21/25/2509593.pdf, at 11
  257. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  258. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  259. Converted from LTL 3,575,000 (or €1,035,391) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 LTL = 0.3524680 USD).
  260. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  261. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  262. Converted from LTL 3,440,000 (or €996,292) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 LTL = 0.3461250 USD).
  263. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  264. Converted from LTL 3,540,000 (or €1,026,086) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 LTL = 0.3705980 USD).
  265. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  266. Converted from LTL 3,640,000 (or €1,054,217) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 LTL = 0.3923220 USD).
  267. Competition Commission does not have a specific budget.
  268. Competition Commission does not have a specific budget.
  269. €150,000 budget for the Competition Council and €34,600 budget for the Competition Inspectorate.
  270. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  271. Converted from €184,600 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  272. €175,000 budget for the Competition Council and €31,600 budget for the Competition Inspectorate.
  273. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  274. Converted from €206,600 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  275. Monopoly Authority is a body within the Ministry of Economy and has no separate budget.
  276. Monopoly Authority is a body within the Ministry of Economy and has no separate budget.
  277. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  278. Converted from €188,900 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  279. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  280. Converted from €306,900 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  281. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  282. Converted from €35,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  283. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  284. Converted from €35,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  285. Mexico: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/21/27/2509557.pdf, at 11
  286. Converted from 152,600,000 Mexican Pesos as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 Peso = 0.10047 USD).
  287. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  288. Mexico: Competition Law and Policy in 2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/0/5/37028560.pdf, at 10
  289. Converted from 162,900,000 Mexican Pesos as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 Peso = 0.09329 USD).
  290. Netherlands: Competition Law and Policy in 2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/21/30/34834471.pdf, at 21
  291. Converted from €23,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 EUR = .99199 USD).
  292. Total budget of $34 million of which competition departments (minus the Office of Energy Regulation) accounts for approximately $22 million.
  293. Norway: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/61/33/36499157.pdf, at 15.
  294. Converted from €35,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.21700 USD).
  295. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  296. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  297. Converted from €36,200,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.1951 USD).
  298. Including the budgets for the Office of Energy Regulation and Office of Transport Regulation.
  299. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  300. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  301. Converted from €40,600,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  302. NMa Annual Report 2007
  303. Converted from €45,700,000 as of the currency reate on June 28, 2008 (1 EUR = 1.5672 USD)
  304. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  305. New Zealand: Competition Law and Policy in 2004-2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/61/30/36499279.pdf, at 17
  306. For the 2004-2005 year.
  307. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  308. Converted from NZ$17,200,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 NZD = 0.68210 USD).
  309. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  310. Converted from NZ$23,400,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 NZD = 0.60960 USD).
  311. For the year July 2006 to June 2007.
  312. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  313. Converted from NZ$23,800,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 NZD = 0.7730 USD).
  314. Agency uses money from the state budget, which changes from year to year.
  315. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  316. Norway: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at Norway: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, at 10.
  317. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  318. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  319. Converted from NOK 65,000,000 (€8,000,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 NOK = 0.14370 USD).
  320. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  321. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  322. Converted from NOK 76,000,000 (€9,500,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 NOK = 0.15190 USD).
  323. Converted from NOK 84,025,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 NOK = 0.16090 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  324. NORWEGIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY 2006 (Annual Report), available at http://www.konkurransetilsynet.no/iKnowBase/Content/427036/ANNUAL_REPORT_2006.PDF, at 17
  325. Of this budget, 5 million Norwegian kroner is the budget for the Secretariat for the Public Procurement Complaints Committee.
  326. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  327. Converted from NOK 83,000,000 (about €10,000,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 NOK = 0.16980 USD).
  328. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  329. Converted from PKR 37,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 PKR = 0.016640 USD).
  330. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  331. Converted from PKR 44,800,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 PKR = 0.016530 USD).
  332. Figure is only an estimate given wage and associated administrative disbursements of the Commissioners and officials working on competition issues. Total budget is around $3.7 million, due to institution having other responsibilities such as consumer affairs and international trade (protective measures and unfair trade practices).
  333. Overall budget is around $3.7 million, as the institution has other issues and responsibilities, such as consumer affairs and international trade.
  334. Overall budget is around $3.9 million, as the institution has other issues and responsibilities, such as consumer affairs and international trade.
  335. Overall budget $5,100,000, however the budget for the National Directorate of Free Competition is $613,000.
  336. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  337. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  338. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  339. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  340. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  341. Poland: Competition Law and Policy in 2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/0/4/37028574.pdf, at 13
  342. Converted from €6,521,325 as of the current rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.19510 USD).
  343. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  344. Converted from PLN 27,013,170 (or €6,908,739) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 PLN = 0.3599190 USD).
  345. $102,617 is appropriated to the Competition Council, $4,274,557 is appropriated to the Directorate-General for Trade and Competition
  346. Portugal: Competition Law and Policy in 2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/31/20/34837173.pdf, at 15.
  347. Portugal: Competition Law and Policy in 2004-2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/61/3/36499955.pdf, at 15.
  348. Converted from €2,300,000 as of the current rate on July 2, 2003 (1 EUR = 1.15650 USD).
  349. Portugal: Competition Law and Policy in 2004-2005, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/61/3/36499955.pdf, at 15.
  350. Converted from €5,800,000 as of the current rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.21700 USD).
  351. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  352. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  353. Converted from €7,800,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.1951 USD).
  354. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  355. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  356. Converted from €7,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  357. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  358. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  359. Converted from €4,900,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.217 USD).
  360. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  361. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  362. Converted from €6,350,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.1951 USD).
  363. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  364. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  365. Converted from €9,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  366. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  367. Converted from €15,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  368. Russian Federation: Competition Law and Policy in 2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/31/42/34837192.pdf, at 21.
  369. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  370. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  371. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  372. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  373. An enforcement agency exists, however the budget could not be found.
  374. An enforcement agency exists, however the budget could not be found.
  375. An enforcement agency exists, however the budget could not be found.
  376. An enforcement agency exists, however the budget could not be found.
  377. An enforcement agency exists, however the budget could not be found.
  378. An enforcement agency exists, however the budget could not be found.
  379. Serbia & Montenegro
  380. The existing department is within the Republic of Serbia Ministry of Trade, Tourism, and Services and does not have its own budget.
  381. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  382. Converted from as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  383. The activities of the Commission are not financed by funds from the budget of the Republic of Serbia but by its own realized funds. Pursuant to is financial plan, the project annual budget amounts to approximately €1,000,000.
  384. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  385. Converted from €1,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  386. Singapore takes a sectoral approach to competition law with sector-specific competition frameworks.
  387. Estimated budget for year 2007-2008.
  388. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  389. Converted from S$12,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 SGD = 0.65370 USD).
  390. Converted from 32,821,000 Sk
  391. Slovak Republic: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/6/2509500.pdf, at 12
  392. Converted from 44,004,000 Sk
  393. Slovak Republic: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/51/44/35111253.pdf, at 15
  394. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  395. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  396. Converted from €1,188,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.1951 USD).
  397. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  398. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  399. Converted from €1,564,400 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  400. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  401. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  402. Converted from SIT 125,000,000 (or about €520,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 SIT = 0.0051280 USD).
  403. 2005 ANNUAL REPORT ON COMPETITION POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN SLOVENIA, available at http://www.olis.oecd.org/olis/2006doc.nsf/ENGREFCORPLOOK/NT00003F52/$FILE/JT03216052.PDF
  404. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  405. Converted from €725,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  406. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  407. Converted from €750,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  408. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  409. This figure represents only the Competition Tribunal budget of ZAR 8,780,651 and does not include the Competition Commission, which was unavailable at the time of this report.
  410. Converted from ZAR 8,780,651 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 ZAR = 0.10020 USD).
  411. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  412. Sum of Competition Commission budget of ZAR 51,000,000 and Competition Tribunal budget of ZAR 9,240,755
  413. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  414. Converted from ZAR 60,240,755 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 ZAR = 0.13480 USD).
  415. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  416. This figure only represents the Competition Tribunal budget of ZAR 11,540,000 and does not include the Competition Commission budget, which was unavailable at the time of this report.
  417. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  418. Converted from ZAR 11,540,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 ZAR = 0.16250 USD).
  419. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  420. This figure only represents the Competition Commission budget of ZAR 73,141,757 and does not include the Competition Tribunal budget, which was unavailable at the time of this report.
  421. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  422. Converted from ZAR 73,141,757 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 ZAR = 0.14640 USD).
  423. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  424. Sum of Competition Commission budget of ZAR 75,346,858 and Competition Tribunal budget of ZAR 16,576,209
  425. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  426. Converted from ZAR 91,923,067 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 ZAR = 0.14050 USD).
  427. This figure represents only the Competition Commission budget of ZAR 75,346,858 and does not include the Competition Tribunal budget, which was unavailable at the time of this report.
  428. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  429. Converted from ZAR 75,346,858 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 ZAR = 0.1430 USD).
  430. Spain: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/16/34721258.pdf, at 10
  431. Converted from €2,400,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 EUR = .99199 USD) source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  432. Spain: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/16/34721258.pdf, at 10
  433. Converted from €2,400,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 EUR = 1.15650 USD) source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  434. Spain: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/61/0/36500002.pdf, at 9
  435. Converted from €2,843,510 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 EUR = 1.217 USD) source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  436. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  437. Sum of Servicio de Defensa de la Competencia budget of €2,900,000 and Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia budget of €5,248,230
  438. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  439. Converted from €8,148,230 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.1951 USD).
  440. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  441. Sum of Servicio de Defensa de la Competencia budget of €2,900,000 and Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia budget of €5,534,510
  442. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  443. Converted from €8,434,510 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  444. Sum of Servicio de Defensa de la Competencia budget of €3,090,000 and Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia budget of €5,883,000
  445. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  446. Converted from €8,973,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 EUR = 1.3546 USD).
  447. Fair Trading Commission and Department of Internal Trade are going through a transitional period.
  448. Fair Trading Commission and Department of Internal Trade are going through a transitional period.
  449. Fair Trading Commission and Department of Internal Trade are going through a transitional period.
  450. Converted from 77,500,000 SEK as of July 2, 2002 (1 SEK = 0.10717 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  451. Sweden: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/21/26/2509576.pdf, at 10
  452. Converted from 89,000,000 SEK as of July 2, 2004 (1 SEK = 0.13222 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  453. Sweden: Competition Law and Policy in 2004, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/51/43/35111284.pdf, at 16
  454. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  455. Converted from SEK 92,400,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 SEK = 0.14620 USD).
  456. Switzerland: Competition Law and Policy in 2002, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/31/39/34837239.pdf, at 14.
  457. Converted from CHF 4,884,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2002 (1 CHF = 0.67435 USD)
  458. Switzerland: Competition Law and Policy in 2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/19/34722372.pdf, at 17.
  459. Converted from CHF 4,884,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 CHF = 0.67435 USD)
  460. 2004 RAPPORT ANNUEL SUR LES DEVELOPPEMENTS EN MATIÈRE DE POLITIQUE DE LA CONCURRENCE EN SUISSE, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/60/62/36500124.pdf
  461. Converted from CHF 7,100,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 USD = 1.22099 CHF) source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  462. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  463. Converted from CHF 7,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 CHF = 0.77080 USD).
  464. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  465. Converted from CHF 7,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 CHF = 0.8180 USD).
  466. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  467. Converted from CHF 7,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 CHF = 0.8190 USD).
  468. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  469. Converted from TL 106,939,181,898,593
  470. Turkey: Competition Law and Policy in 2002-2003, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/22/10/2509455.pdf, at 18
  471. Annual Report On Competition Policy Developments in Turkey 2003. http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/37/20/34722510.pdf
  472. The Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies lists the budget as 109 million TL, which is most likely an error.
  473. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  474. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  475. Converted from €14,000,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 EUR = 1.1951 USD).
  476. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  477. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  478. Converted from €15,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 EUR = 1.2796 USD).
  479. Competition Law and Policy in Ukraine, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/44/26/41165857.pdf, at 68
  480. Converted from UAH 15,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2003 (1 UAH = 0.19323 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  481. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  482. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  483. Converted from UAH 15,955,900 (or approx. €2,660,000) as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 UAH = 0.19340 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  484. Competition Law and Policy in Ukraine, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/44/26/41165857.pdf, at 68
  485. Converted from UAH 21,600,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 UAH = 0.19952 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  486. Competition Law and Policy in Ukraine, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/44/26/41165857.pdf, at 68
  487. Converted from UAH 28,600,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 UAH = 0.21040 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  488. Competition Law and Policy in Ukraine, available at http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/44/26/41165857.pdf, at 68
  489. Converted from UAH 44,900,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2007 (1 UAH = 0.20447 USD). source: http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic
  490. Sum of Competition Commission budget of $21.5 million and Office of Fair Trading budget of $80,182,682 (the latter is from the 2002-2003 budget).
  491. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  492. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  493. Sum of Competition Commission budget of £29 million and Office of Fair Trade budget of £54.5 million (the latter is from the 2004-2005 budget).
  494. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  495. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  496. Converted from £83,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2004 (1 GBP = 1.82050 USD).
  497. Sum of Competition Commission budget of £23 million and Office of Fair Trade budget of £55.5 million (the latter is the 2005-2006 budget)
  498. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  499. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  500. Converted from £78,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2005 (1 GBP = 1.76830 USD).
  501. Sum of Competition Commission budget of £20 million and Office of Fair Trade budget of £55.5 million
  502. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  503. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  504. Converted from £75,500,000 as of the currency rate on July 2, 2006 (1 GBP = 1.84880 USD).
  505. Represents only Antitrust Division budget of $131 million and does not include Federal Trade Commission budget.
  506. Global Competition Review 2003 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  507. Sum of Antitrust Division budget of $133 million and Federal Trade Commission budget of $176 million.
  508. Sum of Federal Trade Commission budget of $200 million and Antitrust Division budget of $136 million
  509. Global Competition Review 2006 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  510. Sum of Antitrust Division budget of $144,451,000 and Federal Trade Commission budget of $203,000,000
  511. Global Competition Review 2007 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  512. Represents only Antitrust Division budget of $147,819,000 and does not include Federal Trade Commission budget, which was unavailable at the time of this report.
  513. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  514. Enforcement agency exists, but budget could not be found.
  515. Global Competition Review 2005 Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
  516. The CIA World Factbook notes that rampant inflation and devaluation makes currency conversion and GDP estimates for Zimbabwe extremely unreliable