The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) cancels fine for alleged collusion by professional transport association due to lack of evidence by the Indian Competition Authority (Indian Foundation of Transport Research & Training / All India Motor Transport Congress)

COMPAT sets-aside penalty imposed on All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) for alleged increases of transport rates in collusion* COMPAT by its order dated April 18, 2016 has set-aside the order of CCI where AIMTC was penalized for allegedly exhorting truck transporters for increasing prices of transportation by 15% following an increase of diesel price by INR 5/Ltr on 13 April 2012.In the present case, an information was filed by Indian Foundation of Transport Research & Training alleging that pursuant to hike in diesel prices by the Government on 13 April 2012, the Vice-President, former President as well as then-President of AIMTC issued press statements

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Man Mohan Sharma, The Indian Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) cancels fine for alleged collusion by professional transport association due to lack of evidence by the Indian Competition Authority (Indian Foundation of Transport Research & Training / All India Motor Transport Congress), 18 April 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2016, Art. N° 87717

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