ArcelorMittal SA to pay ZAR1.5 billion competition commission fine


Africa’s leading steel producer, ArcelorMittal South Africa, one of the continent’s major steel producer confirms that the Competition Tribunal has amendment of its payment plan for a ZAR1.5 billion fine for collusion.

In December, ArcelorMittal SA said it had reached an agreement with the Competition Commission, which was subject to confirmation by the Competition Tribunal, to divide the first payment of the fine into three tranches of ZAR100 million rand each.

The company said the Commission had taken into account its financial woes amid the pressure facing the local and global steel industry.


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