Russia and EU join forces against shipping cartels

Container carriers have certainly got the competition authorities' full attention - or suspicion - these days. And it is likely no coincidence that the EU, followed by Russia a few days later, decided to launch proceedings against the carriers.

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It remains unknown what led the Russian competition authorities to launch proceedings against the 13 container carriers that were subjected to dawn raids close to one year ago.

But like the EU-Commission's decision on November 22nd to open a concrete case against several of the world's largest container carriers, the Russian authorities decided to follow suit a few days later, on November 26th. Against almost the exact same carriers.

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