The Competition Commission has initiated a new investigation, this time focusing on the plastics and industrial chemicals sector due to concern about the concentration and lack of productivity in the polymers market, which relies heavily on exports.

The recently published polymer inquiry draft terms of reference state that although SA has low production costs for polymers, the plastic sector in the country does not appear to have gained any advantage from this...

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