German raid because of cartel of suspection

By: trademagazin Date: 2010. 01. 18. 00:00

The German Federal Cartel Office raided at 11 German retail companies and at 4 manufacturers, due to the suspicion of illegal price coordination.

Raid took place at the largest German food trading companies: the Edeka and Rewe, as well as the discounter Lidl and Rossman drogerie chain. According to the German Competition Authority Office; there is a suspicion, that in cases of confectionery goods, coffees and foods, the companies made illegal price coordinations. Fifty-six members of the Federal Cartel Office and 62 police officers took part in the raid – reports Világgazdaság Online, after N24.

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