Givaudan says it is part of EU, Swiss investigations into fragrances sector

The European Commission earlier on Tuesday said it had raided several companies and an association in the fragrance sector in some EU countries  n concerns of a cartel in the supply of fragrances and fragrance ingredients while its UK counterpart also said it was investigating similar possible anti-competitive practices.The European Commission did not name the companies, the association or the European Union countries where the dawn raids occurred in line with its usual policy. It said the fragrances are used in consumer products such as household and personal care products.คำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง

“The Commission has concerns that companies and an association in the fragrance industry worldwide may have violated EU antitrust rules that prohibit cartels and restrictive business practices,” the EU executive said in a statement.​When presented with evidence of wrongdoing, the bloc’s rules allow the EU antitrust enforcer to enter company offices, examine and take copies of records related to the business, as well as question staff.The EU competition enforcer said it had been in contact with the U.Sคำพูดจาก สล็อตเว็บตรง. Department of Justice and competition agencies in Britain and Switzerland and that the raids were conducted in consultation with them.The UK Competition and Markets Authority said it had opened an investigation, setting a deadline of early 2024 for analysing and reviewing information gathered from the companies.Companies face fines as much as 10% of their global turnover for violating EU antitrust rules.

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