Figure 4
Percentage of Notifications Resulting in Merger Challenges*

This figure is a graphical representation of the data in the following table.

Year

EU Percentage
of Notifications

U.S. Percentage
of Notifications
1996 5 2
1997 5 1.7
1998 9 1.9
1999 11 1.8
2000 14 1.7
2001 10 2.5**

* Includes prohibition, withdrawals, and approvals with undertakings.
** Includes unofficial 2001 FTC figures.

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