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Germany: The Bundeskartellamt confirms the economic nature of the upstream activities of selling timber

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Bundeskartellamt has decided that the joint marketing of round timber by the Land Baden-Württemberg contravenes the prohibition of unlawful agreements. The German competition authority has been monitoring the joint marketing of timber from state, municipal and private forests in Baden-Württemberg for several years. In 2008 the Bundeskartellamt issued a decision allowing the continuation of joint marketing under certain conditions. In particular, the Land undertook to participate only in sales cooperations if the area of forest exploitation did not exceed certain thresholds (3,000 hectares for individual forest owners and 8,000 hectares for

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  • German Monopolies Commission (Monopolkommission)

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Per Rummel, Germany: The Bundeskartellamt confirms the economic nature of the upstream activities of selling timber, 9 July 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82145, pp. 213-214

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