South Africa says half-century of produce agent fees violate antitrust law

Hettie O'Brien

12 October 2017

South Africa says half-century of produce agent fees violate antitrust law

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Fresh produce brokers in South Africa have been charging commissions for more than 50 years, but the country’s antitrust watchdog has now decided that their business practices infringe competition law.