The European Commission has fined AB InBev over €200 million for abusing its dominant position on the Belgian beer market. The Commission concluded that AB InBev pursued a “deliberate strategy” to restrict cross-border sales between the Netherlands and Belgium. AB InBev cooperated with the Commission in its investigation, which resulted in a 15 per cent reduction of its fine.
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