FRANKFURT ( Dow Jones) – The Federal Network Agency tightened to a newspaper report that compared their price control Deutsche Post AG.
As the Wirtschaftswoche ( WiWo ) on Sunday previously reported , officials checked in a " process of subsequent monitoring of pay "means the discount policy of the Bonn group. Business customers were given discounts for presorted letters graded up to 26% increased.
After the post since July had to pay VAT, the discount would increase by 12 percent to up to 38 %, it means further. Against this extension had competitors for the Network Agency sued. Cannot discount the authority of the new system threatened , a significant Loss of market share that currently lies at 90 % , reports the paper further. The agency confirmed the network control procedures, a hearing would take place in late August.
A spokesman for the mail and logistics group confirmed on Sunday to demand the facts , but spoke of " an old Hat . " The company saw " the matter forward very calmly. "
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