Kobe Steel downplays impact of indictment charges for alleged violation of competition law

Kobe Steel does not expect any impact on its production from indictment charges for allegedly violating the Unfair Competition Prevention Act, a company spokesman said.

Prosecutors from the Tokyo District Prosecutors Office has brought indictment charges against the steelmaker on July 19 relating to the data falsification incident.

“The indictment is one step in the legal...


Paul Lim

July 19, 2018

14:23 GMT