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Hapag-Lloyd and Cosco defend block exemption in comments to EU

Supporters and critics have submitted their arguments for either maintaining or discontinuing the liner shipping company's unique competitive edge, the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation. Read on to learn who says what.

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Will prices increase and customers get a better service if the container shipping sector's unique competitive rule is discontinued? This depends entirely on who you ask.

The EU Commission, and more specifically EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager, have now published all the comments the Commission has received in response to a public consultation on the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation, BER.

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