Rubber cartel probed

Gibson, Jane
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that an investigation has been opened by the European Commission into an alleged chloroprene rubber cartel. The Commission has sent a statement of objections, formally opening an antitrust investigation, to the companies suspected of participating in the cartel. Chloroprene rubber is a synthetic rubber used to produce cables, as well as adhesives for the shoe and furniture industry.


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