CCI dismisses complaint against Coal India, its subsidiary


CCI dismisses complaint against Coal India, its subsidiary

The Competition Commission of India (CCI ) has dismissed a complaint against state-owned Coal India and its subsidiary, Western Coalfields, alleging unfair business practices regarding fuel supply agreements.

Udaipur-based Hindustan Zinc Ltd in a complaint had alleged that Coal India abused its dominant position by imposing unilateral and unfair conditions in the fuel supply agreements (FSA) and acted in a discriminatory manner during the supply of coal.

The complainant alleged that it violated Section 4 of the Competition Act which pertains to abuse of dominant position.

In a nine-page order dated December 3, the CCI said that it has earlier, too, disposed of such cases against Coal India and its subsidiaries where similar allegations were found to be made. Read More

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