ABOUT THE FNE

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The Fiscalía Nacional Económica (FNE) is the national agency responsible for safeguarding fair competition. Its duty is to defend and advocate for competition in all markets or productive sectors of the Chilean economy.

The Competition Act for the defense of competition (Competition Law 211) states that the FNE is a decentralized public service, with legal personality and assets of its own, independent from any other entity or service, and subject to the surveillance of the President of the Republic, through the Ministry of the Economy, Development and Turism.

The head of the organisation is the National Economic Prosecutor who is both the executive director and legal and extra-judicial representative of the FNE.

The head office of the FNE is located in Santiago, the country’s capital.