The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority are responsible for enforcing a number of consumer protection laws. The Authority supports the interaction between consumers and businesses in order to make markets work well and to create growth and high consumer welfare.
The Authority contributes to the development of new consumer policy and regulation, considers consumer complaints, analyses markets and communicates information regarding consumers to both consumers and businesses.
The European Consumer Centre Denmark can help you out if you encounter problems with a purchase made with a trader in another EU country, Norway or Iceland.
An independent public authority which supervises compliance with the Danish Marketing Act.
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10. February 2017
The market for dentistry services is regulated, and market prices play a limited role in consumers' choice of dentist. At the same time, the market is relatively large. In 2013, approximately DKK 8 billion was spent on dentistry services in Denmark, of which DKK 5.4 billion was spent on adult dental care.
27. April 2016
The use of payment instruments is important for the economy because flexible and cashless payment methods help create good conditions for growth and prosperity.
20. May 2015
The instant cash loan market is growing, but the statistical coverage of the market is limited. This means that the debate is often based on opinions and individual accounts from companies, debt counsellors, interest groups or consumers themselves. On that basis, the Competition and Consumer Agency, as the secretariat of the Competition Council, has prepared this analysis.
22. December 2014
The Competition and Consumer Authority works to ensure well-functioning markets and to create good conditions for growth and high consumer welfare. In well-functioning markets, companies compete effectively and optimise production, which leads to the development of new and better products and services. In well-functioning markets, consumers act securely and on an informed basis, easily purchasing the goods and services which best meet their needs.
10. April 2014
In January 2013, the Competition and Consumer Authority launched this analysis of the future of retail. The analysis arose from the competition-policy proposal from October 2012. The purpose of the analysis is i.a. to examine whether the current framework sufficiently supports retail players being able to act in ways which increase competition and productivity in the sector.
26. June 2014
The fat tax was introduced on October 1, 2011 and abolished again on January 1, 2013. On that basis, the Competition and Consumer Authority examines in this analysis the effects of the period of the fat tax on consumer prices across 27 selected products covered by the fat tax.
05. December 2013
The regulation of chiropractors and physiotherapists prevents efficient and equal competition.
27. September 2013