17 Driving Training Schools in Guizhou Fined for Fixing Training Fees

On 31 December 2019, the Guizhou AMR made an administrative penalty decision against the 17 driving training schools determining that their price-fixing behavior constituted cartel punishable by Article 13 of the Anti-Monopoly Law, and ordered them to stop the violation.

In April 2019, the Guizhou Provincial Administration of Market Regulation (Guizhou AMR) conducted investigations in the alleged monopoly of the driving training industry in Xingyi City and Yilong New District, Qianxinan Prefecture, Guizhou Province.

On 31 December 2019, the Guizhou AMR made an administrative penalty decision against the 17 driving training schools determining that their price-fixing behavior constituted cartel punishable by Article 13 of the Anti-Monopoly Law, and ordered them to stop the violation. 

Each firm was imposed a fine of 3% of its sales value in the previous year, totaling RMB174,241.08.

The decision was published on 9 March 2020.

Source: SAMR

The Chinese version of the Decision is available at:

http://www.samr.gov.cn/fldj/tzgg/xzcf/202003/t20200309_312670.html

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2020/05/12/17-driving-training-schools-in-guizhou-fined-for-fixing-training-fees/.

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