(ii) Market partitioning (market allocation)

Any form of agreement among competitors to share or allocate markets or customers is prohibited.

Prohibited actions:

  • Sharing or allocating markets between competitors in respect of specific territories, products, customers or sources of supply;
  • Fixing volumes of production and volumes of products bought and sold between competitors.

Companies should be careful not to make any market sharing arrangements or arrangements allocating markets (whether geographical or sectoral) between themselves and their competitors.