Content about Anti-competitive behaviour

August 29, 2012

Crime and punishment, redux
The following is a letter in response to “Illinois contractor gets 10-year sentence for asbestos violation.”

April 25, 2012

In a victory for foreign-based manufacturers, the U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that LG Electronics and its affiliates were not guilty of “dumping” certain refrigerator models on the U.S. market. The 5-0 vote ended a year-old investigation initiated by Whirlpool, which claimed that bottom-mount refrigerators made in Mexico and Korea were sold in the United States at below market value.

March 23, 2012

An article about a U.S. Commerce Department ruling that some imported bottom-mount refrigerators were sold at prices unfair to American competitors led to several letters.

“There is no way that free enterprise businesses can compete and win against companies being underwritten by their countries.

“There is a core group of Americans who are being ignored in this NEW GLOBAL FREE TRADE economy. Not everyone can go to college or be trained for high tech jobs.

May 18, 2011

The European Commission has launched an antitrust investigation of the world’s largest shipping lines over possible price fixing, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal. 

October 3, 2010

Whirlpool unit Embraco North America, based in Delaware, along with Panasonic, a Japanese Corp., admitted...

January 20, 2008

In a report released this week, the United States Department of Commerce said some Chinese...