Vitamin C Jurors Asked to Find Chinese Firms Broke U.S. Law

A lawyer for U.S. dietary supplement companies asked a jury to find that Chinese suppliers conspired to fix prices for vitamin C.

Chinese firms voluntarily propped up bulk prices of the nutrient and were not compelled to do so by their government as they claimed, William Isaacson, the attorney for the U.S. firms, said today in closing arguments of an antitrust trial in Brooklyn, New York.

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