Regulatory policy


Progress Review of Latvia’s Public Utilities Commission

Driving Performance

Regulators act as “market referees”, balancing often competing interests of stakeholders in the sector, including governments, current and future actors in the markets, and consumers. At the same time, markets are changing at an unprecedented pace due to new technologies, the international drive toward carbon-neutral economies, shifts in consumer needs and preferences, and, most recently, the profound changes brought by the coronavirus pandemic. Assessing the performance of economic regulators must therefore be a continuous process. This progress review evaluates the changes put in place by Latvia’s Public Utilities Commission since the previous OECD performance assessment review in 2016, in the interest of increasing the effectiveness of its regulatory activities and improving final outcomes for consumers and the economy.

Published on June 16, 2021

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Abbreviations and acronyms
Executive summary
Implementation of the 2016 PAFER recommendations
Annexes2 chapters available
At a glance: progress on the 2016 Recommendations
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