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price ring

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Definition of price ring in English:

noun

A group of traders or companies acting illegally to fix a minimum retail price for their competing products, thus forming a cartel.
Example sentences
  • In addition, when several business giants reached a stalemate in the struggle for domination of a market they would create a 'cartel' or price-ring which administered agreed, stable prices throughout that industry.
  • Private enterprise must not shelter behind price rings and rigged markets.

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