Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded

31 May 2019 − 

The European Commission has communicated the administrative closure of its investigation into the European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks, which began in 2016.

The Commission conducted unannounced raids in 2016, 2017 and 2018 on the premises of several European kraft paper manufacturers and converters to search for circumstantial evidence for cartel-building.

No concrete reasons are usually given for administrative closure of a case.

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