Posta Romana SA, Romania’s state- owned postal monopoly, was fined 103.3 million lei ($32 million) by the national competition authority for abusing a dominant position.
The regulator ruled that the postal company violated the law in two cases by offering lower tariffs to certain companies, to the detriment of their competitors, according to a statement published on the regulator’s website.
The fine was fixed at 7.2 percent of Posta Romana’s 2009 revenue of 1.44 billion lei. The company has more than 7,100 post offices.
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