In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(as commercial activity)fijación de precios femininefeminine fijación oligopolítica
- A company spokesman says the quotes were taken out of context and the business is so competitive that price-fixing makes no sense.
- A new law is expected to make price-fixing by big business cartels a criminal offence, meaning bosses could - in theory - receive a prison sentence.
- The most serious forms of cartel identified by the authority were price-fixing, bid rigging and market sharing by competitors.
- Restrictive practices such as price-fixing agreements between competitors were often permitted providing they were not shown to be against the public interest.
- The cost of price-fixing is not really borne by the large corporate customer, but by all of society.
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