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Australia to start probing petrol stations

They are in the spotlight for possible price fixing after lawmaker accuses some of failure to pass on oil plunge
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 05:50
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Australian authorities said on Thursday they would start investigating petrol stations without warning for possible price fixing after a lawmaker accused some of failing to pass on huge falls in the oil price to consumers.

Sydney

AUSTRALIAN authorities said on Thursday they would start investigating petrol stations without warning for possible price fixing after a lawmaker accused some of failing to pass on huge falls in the oil price to consumers.

The probe will put additional pressure on firms like