Chile regulator accuses Cencosud, Wal-Mart, SMU of price-fixing-media

miércoles 6 de enero de 2016 15:38 GYT

SANTIAGO Jan 6 (Reuters) - Chile's competition regulator accused supermarket chains Cencosud and SMU and the local unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc of participating in a price-fixing scheme involving fresh chicken, local media reported on Wednesday.

The regulator is looking to fine each company around $22 million for their alleged participation in the scheme, local papers Pulso and Diario Financiero reported. (Reporting by Gram Slattery; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)