Enforcement of Business Competition Laws During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Kurniawan Kurniawan


The purpose of this study is to find out how KPPU’s policies are in enforcing the competition law for the procurement of government goods and services during the Covid-19 pandemic. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indonesian government moved quickly to buy various items needed, ranging from test kits, masks, hand sanitizers, personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers, to hospital facilities and infrastructure that became referrals for Covid patients. -19. Even President Joko Widodo also instructed ministers to speed up the process of procuring goods and services during the Covid-19 pandemic. The KPPU’s policy in enforcing the competition law for the procurement of government goods and services during the Covid-19 pandemic is to issue a legal product in the form of KPPU Regulation Number 3 of 2020 concerning Relaxation of Law Enforcement of Monopolistic Practices and Unfair Business Competition and Supervision of Partnership Implementation in Support of the Recovery Program National Economy. Through the various relaxation provisions, KPPU provides policies in law enforcement in the form of convenience for business actors during the economic recovery period from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, but by still paying attention to existing business competition rules.


Law Enforcement; Business Competition; Covid-19

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18415/ijmmu.v9i6.3891


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