British authorities concerned about Channel competition

The British competition authority, Office of Fair Trading, has handed the case on the purchase of SeaFrance by the French Eurotunnel on to the Competition Commission for further examination as the authority is concerned the purchase might distort the competition in the English Channel.

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The British Office of Fair Trading has handed its case concerning the Eurotunnel purchase of some parts of SeaFrance on to the Competition Commission making sure that the issue will be further scrutinized. This move is caused by the concern that “the merger could substantially reduce competition in the provision of cross channel transport services”.

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