Market Review of Building Materials in the Construction Industry.
The general objective of the study is to understand the construction industry market and ascertain and identify any anti-competitive conduct in the production of selected key building materials in the construction industry. It also provides an opportunity to assess the prevailing industry practices and regulations that restrict competition and cause unnecessary regulatory burden.
The specific objectives of the study are:
i. To determine the market structure, supply chain and profile of industry players that are involved in manufacturing and distribution of selected key building materials;
ii. To identify the prices of selected key building materials at the manufacturing and wholesale levels;
iii. To assess competition in the manufacturing and distribution levels of selected key building materials;
iv. To identify anti-competitive practices among the industry players in the manufacturing and distribution levels of selected key building materials;
v. To determine the extent of market distortion and whether government intervention is necessary in curbing anti-competitive conduct in the selected key building materials’
vi. To recommend improvements across government agencies and regulators in the identified sectors to minimize the actual or potential restrictive effect of regulations on competition.
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