interstate trade

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Trade between states. EU competition rules (see competition law) apply only when an anticompetitive agreement or abuse of a dominant position will affect trade between member states. Whether or not interstate trade is affected is therefore crucial to any competition analysis. Agreements relating to imports or exports are most likely to affect interstate trade, but so might an agreement between two businesses situated in one member state, depending on the terms or effect of the agreement.

Subjects: Law.

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