Sugar mills get their just deserts as CCI hauls them up for bid-rigging

Aditya AK September 19 2018

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has found as many as eighteen sugar mills across the states of Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh guilty of bid-rigging.

The CCI also found Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) and Ethanol Manufacturers Association of India (EMAI) guilty of contravening Section 3(3) read with Section 3(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.

The matter dates back to 2013, when complaints were filed challenging a joint tender floated by Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies for the . . .

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