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Germany: Bundeskartellamt publishes final report on the rolled asphalt sector investigations

 |  October 1, 2012

The report analyzes the competitive problems associated with the linkages between the various providers of rolled asphalt. The four largest suppliers- Werhahn, STRABAG, EUROVIA, and Kemna were involved in a number of joint ventures. According to the Bundeskartellamt, such a comprehensive network of major players that actively participates in joint-ventures with each other, can lead to conflicts of interest and mutual dependencies. Such behavior can have anti-competitive effects.

Full Content: Bundeskartellamt (in German)

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