Europe's antitrust review heats up

Mangat, Annu
August 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);8/4/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 31, p27
Reports on a review being conducted by the European Commission that focused on longstanding rules that permit shipping lines to fix prices and limit capacity through conferences as of August 4, 2003. Information on an anti-conference staff report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development released in April 2002; Background on shipping conferences; Possible impact of the commission's review; Concern about the importance of conferences in promoting price stability.


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