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CCI rejects complaint against JSW Cement

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has dismissed allegations of of dominance against in a matter related to of supply of

The complaint was made by Kerala-based Ramachandran V, an of

It was alleged that had abused its dominant market position by denying the complainant supply of cement in breach of the dealership agreement entered between the two.

For the case, the of India (CCI) considered the 'market for manufacture and sale/ supply of cement in Kerala' as the relevant one.

In an order dated February 28, CCI said as per the information available in the public domain, there are other established players in the relevant product market in

"Further, there do not seem to be any barriers to entry or expansion in the relevant market to constrain new entrant(s) or expansion by existing players," CCI added.

Noting that JSW Cement "does not hold a dominant position in the relevant market", CCI said, "In the absence of dominance, the question of of dominant position by the (JSW Cement) does not arise.

"... the Commission is of the prima-facie opinion that no case of contravention of Section 4 of the (Competition) Act is made out against the Opposite Party," CCI said.

Section 4 pertains to of dominant market position.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 17:25 IST