Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Bulgaria
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
All edible oils
Date
01/07/2013
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Competition policy
Description
Sanctioned group of vegetable oil producers and retailers for creating a price cartel.
Notes
BULGARIA – competition policy: The country’s competition authority sanctioned a group of vegetable oil producers and retailers for creating a price cartel. The agency found that vertical agreements entered by the concerned companies had prevented competitive market pricing.