cartels

 
Austerity is an assault on the poor
Austerity is an assault on the poor
No policy is as self-defeating during recessionary times as the pursuit of a budget surplus for the purpose of containing public debt —...
Ramaphosa delays Jiba probe decision and Multichoice wants Netflix to be regulated
Ramaphosa delays Jiba probe decision and Multichoice wants Netflix to be regulated
The state has lodged an 87-page court bid to go after the personal assets of the executives accused of looting VBS Mutual Bank of more than...
Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride
Bicycles can mean freedom, but here’s how SA dealers fixed the price of your ride
It’s one thing to find out that you have been paying more than you should for your bicycle and parts because of a cartel, but it’s another thing...
Construction cartels verdict expected in June
Construction cartels verdict expected in June
Briefing Parliament's public works committee, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) chairperson Bafana Ndendwa said he was...
Glass companies to be probed for cartel behaviour
Glass companies to be probed for cartel behaviour
The commission said on Monday that it referred the outcome of the investigation into cartel conduct by the Glass South Africa, National Glass,...
Editorial: Demolish racketeering
Editorial: Demolish racketeering
Hard work by the competition authorities has begun to chip away at this edifice of boardroom corruption, but until recently, it had not had nearly...
EU fines 11 airlines €800m for air-cargo cartel
EU fines 11 airlines €800m for air-cargo cartel
Europe's competition watchdog hit 11 airlines with nearly €800-million in fines on Tuesday for running a global cargo cartel that included Air...
Commission probe uncovers tyre cartel
Commission probe uncovers tyre cartel
The Competition Commission has referred a complaint of collusive tendering, price-fixing, information exchange and market allocation against the...
Roads paved with gold
Roads paved with gold
If the government is struggling to maintain roads, one reason may be the price of a key ingredient -- bitumen -- allegedly kept artificially high...
Sasol's in the pooh
Sasol's in the pooh
South Africa is on the brink of its first class action resulting from a Competition Commission case, as farmers look set to launch civil claims...
Down to the wire
Down to the wire
The Competition Commission's case against 12 wire manufacturers, which stand accused of running a national cartel, is set to focus on how smaller...
Steel price rigging 101
Steel price rigging 101
South African steel giants have been running a cartel for almost 10 years and have divided up major private and public infrastructure projects that...

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