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Singapore: Watchdog asking for petrol price hike explanation

 |  February 25, 2015

The Competition Commission of Singapore has asked petrol companies to explain their fuel price adjustments, which came a day after a hike in petrol duty prices was announced in Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugartnam’s Budget speech on Monday.

The Ministry of Trade and Industry and CCS on Wednesday said in a joint statement that they “will not hesitate to take firm action against parties who are found to be engaging in anti-competitive behaviour at the expense of consumers”.

Consumer watchdog CASE has accused the petrol firms of “profiteering” and sent letters to the them, asking them to justify the price increases.


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