Ex-China Official Says Firms Forced to Fix Vitamin Prices
March 6 (Bloomberg) -- Qiao Haili, a retired Ministry of Commerce official who oversaw the vitamin C cos., testified yday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York and told jurors vitamin C makers were required by the Chinese govt to adhere to agreed-upon pricing and volume restrictions.
* China Pharmaceutical Group Ltd., its Weisheng Pharmaceutical
unit, North China Pharmaceutical Co., and its Hebei-based
unit Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. accused of fixing
prices for bulk vitamin C sold in the U.S. * Link to story
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