Tokyo Gas Pipe Makers Raided By Antitrust Authorities
The companies whose offices were raided included Mitsui Chemicals Inc., Fujikako Co., Hitachi Metals Ltd., Mitsubishi Plastics Inc. and Nippon Chutetsukan K.K. in Tokyo, and Sekisui Chemical Co., Kyosei Co. and Kubota CI Co. in Osaka.
The gas pipe manufacturers allegedly consulted with each other to determine price hikes and the times to implement them, and then proceeded to raise...
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