Indonesia Watchdog Appeals against Carrefour Ruling3 Maret 2010 pukul 08:59 | Ditulis dalam Uncategorized | Tinggalkan komentar
The South Jakarta district court, however, revoked the ruling last month as it could not prove that Carrefour had conducted monopoly practices and had a dominant position in the market. “We’ve filed an appeal to the Supreme Court through the district court on Monday against its ruling,” KPPU official Mohammad Reza told AFP.
“We insist that Carrefour controls about 58 percent of the modern retail market. That enables them to conduct monopolistic practices by pressing their suppliers,” he said. Carrefour lawyer Ignatius Andy said it was still waiting an official letter from the court about the appeal.
“We’re ready if they want to appeal to the Supreme Court. The truth and evidence won’t change,” Andy said. Carrefour, the world’s second biggest retailer, bought Alfa in 2008 for 674 billion rupiah (72.7 million dollars). It has 47 stores across Indonesia while Alfa has 32.