Small businesses such as this pork vendor in Wan Chai do not have the market power to sway prices and are therefore unlikely to run afoul of competition laws. Photo: David Wong Small businesses such as this pork vendor in Wan Chai do not have the market power to sway prices and are therefore unlikely to run afoul of competition laws. Photo: David Wong
Small businesses such as this pork vendor in Wan Chai do not have the market power to sway prices and are therefore unlikely to run afoul of competition laws. Photo: David Wong

Competition watchdog proposes ban on price-fixing among product suppliers

Hardline stance surprises lawyers as practice of setting retail prices, though illegal elsewhere, is 'harmless' in Hong Kong

Small businesses such as this pork vendor in Wan Chai do not have the market power to sway prices and are therefore unlikely to run afoul of competition laws. Photo: David Wong Small businesses such as this pork vendor in Wan Chai do not have the market power to sway prices and are therefore unlikely to run afoul of competition laws. Photo: David Wong
Small businesses such as this pork vendor in Wan Chai do not have the market power to sway prices and are therefore unlikely to run afoul of competition laws. Photo: David Wong
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