The Bulgarian Competition Authority revisits the practices on the market for granulated slag, this time under the angle of abuse of dominance (Kremikovtzi)

Commission for the Protection of Competition, 2 August 2007, Decision n° 628, Kremikovtzi http://www.cpc.bg/system/storage/re... (MSWord Doc.) In July 2006, the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) prohibited a de facto exclusive agreement between Cemeco OOD (Cemeco), a cement producer, and the steel plant Kremikovtzi AD and its commercial arm, Kremikovtzi Trade EOOD (together referred hereafter as Kremikovtzi) for the periodic supply of slag, since it considered that it led to the foreclosure of the market for granulated slag and, as a consequence, impacted also the downstream market for slag-based cements [1]. The decision was subsequently appealed and confirmed by the Bulgarian Supreme Administrative Court. More than a year on, the CPC addressed once again

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Ivan Gurov, The Bulgarian Competition Authority revisits the practices on the market for granulated slag, this time under the angle of abuse of dominance (Kremikovtzi), 2 August 2007, e-Competitions August 2007, Art. N° 14315

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