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Japanese fisheries co-ops handed cease-and-desist orders over dealings with seaweed producers

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 15 May 2024 10:13
  • 15 May 2024 10:13
Two Japanese fisheries cooperatives operating in the country's seafood-rich southwestern coast of Ariake were handed cease-and-desist orders by the antitrust regulator for allegedly restricting seaweed producers from selling their products to wholesalers outside of the co-ops.
Kumamoto Prefecture Federation of Fisheries Cooperation and Saga Prefecture Fisheries Cooperative Federation were issued

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Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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