About project

The research project, prepared In the context of the BRICS competition authorities' cooperation, aims to provide the first in-depth analysis of the regulation, from a competition policy perspective, of the food industry by the BRICS countries, and selected developed countries (European Union, United States).

Key documents

BRICS Cooperation in Competition Sphere

Main keynotes about BRICS competition cooperation from Alexey Ivanov

BRICS Working Groups

Description of BRICS working groups for the research of competition issues in socially important markets

Global Food Value Chains and Competition Law BRICS Draft Report

The comprehensive work done by the HSE-Skolkovo Institute and UCL Center for Law & Economics. The report is the first serious outcome of the BRICS cooperation in the competition law and policy field.


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The comprehensive work was done by the HSE-Skolkovo Institute and UCL Center for Law & Economics under leadership of Prof. Ioannis Lianos. The report is the first serious outcome of the BRICS cooperation in the competition law and policy field. The preparatory work on this report was conducted in the course of the Joint Working Group on the Global Food Value Chains established by the BRICS competition authorities back in 2015. The first interim results of this work were presented in May 2016 in St. Petersburg.
Institute Director gives an expert’s opinion on the RBC report on the regulation of e-commerce and the adoption of the Fifth Antimonopoly Package.

The project, in which the Institute holds a key expert position, has been hailed a success.
September 27th saw a joint meeting of the BRICS Working Groups for Research on Competition Issues in the Food Market
Speaking at the fourth conference of BRICS countries' competition authorities, Head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) Igor Artemyev said the BRICS countries intend to pool their efforts in investigating monopoly actions of international corporations.