The Bosnia & Herzegovina Competition Authority applies EC competition law standards prosecuting exclusive importer of automobiles for abuse of dominant position (ASA Auto / MRM export-import / "Volkswagen" case)

Summary Competition Authority of Bosnia & Herzegovina fined an exclusive importer of the Volkswagen automobiles into B&H for abusing its dominant position on the relevant market. The abuse was manifested by the refusal to deal and application of the dissimilar conditions to the equivalent transactions (certification of the official distributors). The competition authority was guided by the EC rules and standards developed for vertical agreements in the motor vehicle sector. Facts The applicant MRM export-import d.o.o. (MRM) was a retailer of Seat automobiles supplied by the exclusive importer ASA Auto d.o.o. (ASA). ASA was also an exclusive importer of the Volkswagen automobiles into B&H, which were further distributed by a network of eleven dealers. In May 2007 ASA

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Alexandr Svetlicinii, The Bosnia & Herzegovina Competition Authority applies EC competition law standards prosecuting exclusive importer of automobiles for abuse of dominant position (ASA Auto / MRM export-import / "Volkswagen" case), 20 janvier 2009, e-Competitions January 2009, Art. N° 26443

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