Australian shipping companies criticise NZ Productivity Commission

Thu, 11 Oct 2012

Oct. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Shipping Australia is accusing the New Zealand Productivity Commission of poor number crunching when it concluded something needs to be done to stop shipping companies fixing prices. The attack by the lobby group representing 35 shipping companies came in a submission to a draft report on strengthening trans-Tasman economic relations. The New Zealand Productivity Commission was involved in the trans-Tasman study and in April published a separate report advocating regulatory clearance of price fixing and other anti-com...

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