The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is a statutory body established with a unique dual mandate to protect the competition process in the Zambian Economy and also to protect consumers.
The CCPC was established in 1997 under the name Zambia Competition Commission (ZCC). The name was then changed in 2010 to Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) following the enactment of the new Act called the Competition and Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) No. 24 of 2010 and repeal of the old Act.
“A vibrant and dynamic protector of competitive markets and consumer welfare in Zambia”
“To safeguard and promote a competitive business environment and enhance consumer welfare by prohibiting anti-competitive and unfair trading practices in Zambia”
In the discharge of functions, the Commission has committed to be guided by a set of organizational values. These values will influence how it discharges its functions, including its investigations, public outreach and stakeholder engagement. These values will, additionally serve to guide the conduct of the Board and Staff.
1. Professional – We act in a skilled and diligent manner, exhibiting good judgment and polite behaviour.
2. Integrity – We act fairly, ethically and transparently in all we do.
3. Respect– We respect and value all our stakeholders.
4. Excellence– We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best service.
5. Responsive – We proactively engage with all our stakeholders and respond in a timely manner. 6. Transparency – We are accountable and respect due process.