Translation of cartel in Spanish:


cártel, n.

Pronunciation /kɑrˈtɛl/ /kɑːˈtɛl/

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    cártel masculine
    • Almost certainly bad news for its competition - drug cartels are notoriously touchy about people cutting into their business.
    • He finds little evidence for effects of export cartels on export prices or volume.
    • This policy of keeping inventories low will deny consumers a buffer against any production cutbacks that the cartel may make if prices weaken.
    • As cartel pricing crumbled, imports flooded in in large quantities for the first time.
    • US research shows that cartels raise the prices of the affected goods and services by 10 per cent on average.
    • They organize a cartel for the purpose of raising the price for the product in question.
    • The normal purpose of any cartel is to keep prices high by controlling supply and demand.
    • In the absence of a minimum support price, trade cartels in the towns have continued to profit by continuously lowering the price paid to the Gujjars.
    • International drug cartels constitute their own society in numerous ways.
    • ‘Leaving the fare cuts and increases to bus companies could result in price cartels led by the companies,’ he added.
    • Both groups are known to work with and protect the drug cartels.
    • In the last 10 years, we have uncovered many cartels, many secret price fixing agreements.
    • The swirl of rumour includes reports that hold the powerful and influential drug cartels responsible.
    • If natural gas producers form a cartel, they could drive world prices even higher
    • In their attempts to stem cut-throat price competition, railway leaders repeatedly formed cartels to set prices and allocate traffic.
    • At the end of the war, the Allies had forced the deconcentration of the coal and steel industries in Germany, and the break-up of the cartels that had restricted competition.
    • As with the pure monopoly, companies would join a cartel in order to try to protect themselves from the harmful consequences of competition.
    • International drug cartels - made up largely of Mexican nationals - seem especially drawn to the bounty.
    • First, the influence of producer cartels on prices of primary products can be great, and yet not reflect scarcity changes.
    • One industry source claimed that price fixing and the operation of cartels was widespread in the business.