Case against Coca-Cola and Ambo Water over an illegal merger remanded

ETHIOPIA – Case by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority against bottlers of Coca-Cola and Ambo Mineral Water for an allegedly illegal merger has re-emerged, the tribunal sending the case back to the lower court for further proceedings, reported AddisFortune. The case, dating 16 June 2017 implicated that the two companies, Ambo Mineral Water and East African Bottling Company had engaged in an illegal merger without proper notification to the authority. After emergence of concerns that the two had participated in unfair trade practices as well as for undergoing…

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