New Caledonia : The New Caledonian Competition Authority sanctions for the first time a horizontal price agreement in the agricultural sector (Agridis, Agricenter, Céres, Maconnet)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In its decision n°2022-PAC-01, the New Caledonian Competition Authority (hereinafter "NCCA") sanctioned an illegal horizontal cartel, contrary to article Lp. 421-1 of the Commercial Code applicable in New Caledonia (hereinafter the "Commercial Code"), characterized by the joint fixing of public sales prices and the level of discounts for agricultural accessories by the companies Agridis, Agricenter, Céres and Maconnet. Although price fixing has been prohibited in New Caledonia since October 6, 2004 and the adoption of a deliberation on economic regulation, this is the first decision to sanction a cartel (or "unjustifiable agreement") in New Caledonia. It

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  • Competition Authority of New Caledonia (Noumea)

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Clément Echard, New Caledonia : The New Caledonian Competition Authority sanctions for the first time a horizontal price agreement in the agricultural sector (Agridis, Agricenter, Céres, Maconnet), 25 January 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106586

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