Business

Competitions Commission wants to settle with SAB

By Andy Rice 12 August 2010

After an investigation that spanned six years, the Competitions Commission approached the South African Breweries (SAB) for settlement talks after only one day of hearings at the Competitions Tribunal. The Competitions Commission brought a case of price-fixing and anti-competitive practices which include discounts to chosen distributors in order to push independant operators out of the market. The about-turn is strongly suggestive that the commission does not have a strong-enough case against SAB. Read more: BusinessDay and Business Report.

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