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USGNN Original StoryIs the European Commission Preparing Another Price-Fixing Fine?

According to a June 24 article from Bloomberg, Nippon Sheet Glass Co.'s Pilkington unit, Asahi Glass Co. and Cie. de Saint-Gobain SA are expected to be fined by the European Commission (EC), the European Union's (EU) antitrust authority, as soon as July 16. The article cited three anonymous sources.

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In November 2007, the EC fined Japan-based Asahi Glass Co.'s subsidiary AGC Flat Glass Europe in Belgium, Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Guardian Industries, Pilkington and Saint-Gobain in France a total of EUR 486.9 million (approximately USD $719.2 million). CLICK HERE for that story.

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