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Getting Hosed – Price fixing in the rubber market

January 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on Getting Hosed – Price fixing in the rubber market · Industry, Politics of Riding

We have written here before about what price fixing in the rubber market means to the motorcycle industry. The corporate corruption on the part of our beloved suppliers continues. According to this Oligopoly Watch post “Getting hosed“, the EU competition commission recently issued $173 million in fines to six global corporations for conspiring to fix […]

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What price fixing in the rubber market means to motorcyclists

December 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on What price fixing in the rubber market means to motorcyclists · Industry

Oligopoly Watch reported yesterday on recent price fixing scandals in the rubber industry. Why does this matter to the motorcycle community? Because we use a lot of rubber products and our suppliers are just as likely to be involved in this stuff as not. Just one cartel identified by US regulators for fixing the price […]

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