- Springs Seafood Pty Ltd
SummaryOn 22 July 2003, the Webster informed the Commission of its intention to acquire the business of Springs.
Market definitionThe national market for the wholesale supply of smoked salmon.
Competition analysisOn 21 August 2003 the Commission decided that it would not intervene in the proposed aquisition. The Commission made it decision on the basis of the following factors:
the high level of imported product and likelihood of its pending increase; the availability of substitutes of smoked salmon; and the countervailing power held by large fish wholesalers and supermarkets.
Imports above 10%