Cartel hit with €388m fine

Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the imposition of fine on several chemical companies including Akzo Nobel, Edison and Total/Elf Aquitaine/Arkema by the European Commission for operating a bleaching chemicals cartel between 1994 and 2000. The Commission did not imposed fine on Air Liquide because it left the market in 1998. The fine will not affect the first quarter performance of Solvay in 2006.


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