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Synonyms for cartel

a combination of businesses closely interconnected for common profit

a group of individuals united in a common cause

an association, especially of nations for a common cause

Synonyms for cartel

a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service

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The document firmly condemns cartel activity in all its forms and manifestations, confirms the need to create a global international mechanism for combating cartels through drafting and adopting a relevant international act that can be an Anti-Cartel Convention.
Deputy Head of FAS Andrey Tsyganov emphasized: We understand perfectly well that 220 countries of the world cannot propose simultaneously that we wish to counter international cartels.
Cartels control crucial revenue, rates and the legal departments.
We must, therefore, work together as a team and bravely fight the cartels without fear or favour,' Nairobi's second governor said.
The Difficulty of Price Fixing and the Fragility of Cartels B.
For most of the first half of the twentieth century, price-fixing cartels controlled international trade in important commodities, from steel and aluminum to coffee and sugar.
As cartels are the most serious infringement of competition law with the highest impact on the consumer's welfare, the importance of cartel detection significantly increased in the last years and competition authorities approached it by multiple ways: the leniency policy, complaints, the use of external information, promoting reward programs, working with procurement officials and other regulatory and enforcement agencies and, lastly, using empirical economic analysis and screens.
Therefore, economic analysis can be considered a complementary tool to the traditional tools of detecting cartels, namely leniency, complaints and external information.
He was also put in charge of coordinating partnerships with local groups in Mexico to fight for drug and human smuggling routes with the Sinaloa and Gulf Cartels.
The illicit drug market in the United States is controlled by about seven Mexican drug cartels, including BeltrAaAaAeA n-Leyva, Sinal and Juare
These two organizations have rapidly expanded their criminal empire in recent years through the use of violence and corruption and now rank among the most powerful drug-trafficking organizations in Mexico," acting OFAC director John Smith, who replaced Szubin in February, said while announcing the actions against the two cartels.
Furthermore, a large share of the 163 companies identified by OFAC in these three states have connections to the major drug-trafficking organizations on Mexico's West Coast, including the Sinaloa cartel, also known as the Cartel del Padfico, and the Caro Quintero organization in Jalisco.
The cartels are now reported to be a prime factor in the recent
Mexican border; (10) specifically, the "[d]rug cartels in Mexico
Evidently, the government over the years ignored the only measure that could have reined in this monster called garlic cartel.