Several Japanese capacitor companies are suspected of monopolizing the European Union, with a heavy penalty of 254 million euros, which is very exciting!


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2018-04-23

According to foreign media reports, on the 21st, the European Commission of the European Union (EU) determined that nine enterprises, including Nippon Chemi con, violated the EU competition law (Japan's exclusive prohibition law) to monopolize the price of aluminum Electrolytic capacitor/tanzi Electrolytic capacitor widely used for smart phones, household appliances, auto parts and other purposes.

According to foreign media reports, on the 21st, the European Commission of the European Union (EU) determined that nine enterprises, including Nippon Chemi con, violated the EU competition law (Japan's exclusive prohibition law) to monopolize the price of aluminum Electrolytic capacitor/tanzi Electrolytic capacitor widely used for smart phones, household appliances, auto parts and other purposes. Sanyo Electric and its parent company Panasonic were involved in this, But due to surrendering and exposing this monopoly case, the fine was waived. Therefore, a total penalty of approximately 254 million euros (approximately 1.98 billion RMB) was imposed on 8 of the companies involved. Therefore, a total penalty of approximately 254 million euros (approximately 1.98 billion RMB) was imposed on 8 of the companies involved. Therefore, a total penalty of approximately 254 million euros (approximately 1.98 billion RMB) was imposed on 8 of the companies involved. Therefore, a total penalty of approximately 254 million euros (approximately 1.98 billion RMB) was imposed on 8 of the companies involved. Therefore, a total penalty of approximately 254 million euros (approximately 1.98 billion RMB) was imposed on 8 of the companies involved. Therefore, a total penalty of approximately 254 million euros (approximately 1.98 billion RMB) was imposed on 8 of the companies involved.

Margrethe Vestager, the EU's antitrust executive, stated that eight companies colluded with each other, sacrificing consumers in the capacitor market and striving to increase their own interests. In addition to Sanyo Electric and its parent company, Panasonic, the enterprises identified as monopolizing the price of capacitors are Hitachi Chemical, Rubycon Corporation, Elna, NEC Tokin, Vishay Polytech, Matsuo, Nichicon, and Nippon Chemi Con. Among them, Jiamei Gong was fined 97.9 million euros (approximately 764 million RMB), with the highest penalty, followed by Nichicon being fined 72.9 million euros (approximately 569 million RMB), and Calendared being fined approximately 18 million euros (approximately 140 million RMB). Calendaring has resulted in a penalty of approximately 18 million euros (approximately 140 million RMB).

The European Commission found that between 1998 and 2012, these companies conspired to manipulate the capacitor market, exchanging commercially sensitive information, including future prices, pricing targets, and supply and demand information. They also signed secret pricing agreements. Although the participating companies are Japanese companies and most negotiation meetings are held in Japan, monopolistic behavior operates globally.

According to information from Yahoo Finance, as of 8:24 am Taipei time on the 22nd, Jiamei Gong fell 2.18% and Nichicon fell 1.08%; As of 8:23 pm, ELNA fell by 0.81% and Matsuo Motor fell by 0.30%; As of 8