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Natal Portland Cement cleared in price-fixing case

06 December 2019, Published under Cement News

South Africa's leading antitrust tribunal has dismissed a price-fixing and market division case against Cimpor-owned Natal Portland Cement (NPC) more than a decade after an investigation was launched. The competition investigation was originally launched in 2008 and included PPC, AfriSam and Lafarge. The tribunal has come to the conclusion that NPC had not engaged in a price war. "It [NPC] was operating at maximum capacity, which it could not increase, and operated mainly, almost exclusivel...