Why Maersk was fined by China for distorting competition

Maersk Line, along with several other carriers, must pay a fine of over half a million dollars to the Chinese authorities. Read below to learn the reasons behind the expensive penalty for Maersk.
Photo: Georg Hammerstein/POLFOTO/ARKIV
Photo: Georg Hammerstein/POLFOTO/ARKIV

21 major container shipowners will have to hand over USD 700,000 to the Chinese authorities. This was the verdict last week following a major investigation of the container shipowners' compliance with competition rules on the Chinese container market.

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