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The Chinese supply game

E-commerce eclipses commodity pricing as the issue to watch

We begin this analysis of China’s supply chain with a story of price fixing. Citing the conflict between “China’s strong interest in its protectionist economic policies” and the “antitrust enforcement interests” of the United States, judge Peter Hall of the 2nd US Court of Appeals in New York recently overturned a $148 million verdict in a vitamin C price-fixing case dating back to 2001. Remember that one? When vitamin C out of China rose from $2.50 per

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