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BMW to file damage claim against carriers in cartel case

Several of the shipping companies involved in a price fixing case concerning transportation of cars can look forward to a damage claim from German auto maker BMW. The German firm is filing a case in South Africa, according to Business Report.

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German auto manufacturer BMW plans to file a damage claim against several shipping companies which have been fined for participating in a large-scale price-fixing cartel.

A group of car carriers, including Norway's Wallenius Wilhelmsen and Japan's MOL, NYK and K Line, have for years been investigated for fixing prices on international transportation of cars.

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