The Dutch Competition Authority imposes fines totalling more than 81 M€ on cartel in flour industry (Meneba, Ranks, Dossche, Werhahn)

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The Netherlands: The Competition Authority (NMa) imposes Fines totalling more than € 80 000 000 for Cartel in Flour Industry* On 22 December 2010, the NMa has imposed fines totalling € 81 600 000 on flour producers in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Fifteen undertakings gathering in different constellations have shared the market among themselves or have concluded agreements in order to restrict competition. These undertakings are responsible for the lion’s share of the Dutch market. The

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European Competition Network Brief, The Dutch Competition Authority imposes fines totalling more than 81 M€ on cartel in flour industry (Meneba, Ranks, Dossche, Werhahn), 22 December 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2010, Art. N° 35672

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