New Complaint Revives Magnesite Price-Fixing Case

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Three months after their proposed antitrust class action was thrown out for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, two U.S. companies have filed an amended complaint accusing a group of China-based magnesite exporters of conspiring to fix the mineral's price.

The amended class action, brought by Texas-based Animal Science Products Inc. and Pennsylvania-based Resco Products Inc. on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, seeks no damages or relief with respect to products sold outside the U.S.

The defendants — including China...
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