Le Minerale v. Aqua : Verdict

After six months of trial, on December 19, 2017 the Business Competition Supervisory Commission (KPPU) read their verdict on the case of alleged practices of unfair business competition conducted by PT Tirta Investama (TI, producer of Aqua) and PT Balina Agung Perkasa (BAP, a distributor of Aqua) against their rival PT Tirta Fresindo Jaya (TFJ), a manufacturer of Bottled Drinking Water (AMDK) under the Le Minerale brand. As predicted before, the KPPU declared TI and BAP guilty and must therefore pay fines.

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