The Polish Competition Authority fines two animal feed manufacturers for collusion (Polmass / Agro-Netzwerk Polska)

Collusion between animal feed manufacturers - decision of the President of UOKiK* President of UOKiK Tomasz Chróstny proclaimed market allocation by animal feed producers - collusion limited the freedom of product choice for farmers and sellers of milk replacers. Polmass company was charged with a penalty of PLN 2.5 million. The second participant of the prohibited collusion – Agro-Netzwerk Polska – avoided sanctions through cooperation with the Office under the leniency programme. Competition-restricting agreements may take on different forms. Market allocation is one of them. Instead of competing fairly, entrepreneurs agree not to compete in a given area and to share the area, goods or groups of clients. As a result, potential trading partners are deprived of the opportunity to

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Polish Competition Authority, The Polish Competition Authority fines two animal feed manufacturers for collusion (Polmass / Agro-Netzwerk Polska), 9 February 2021, e-Competitions February 2021 - II, Art. N° 99294

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