Summary in English of case Vj-175/2005: Kft.

The Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) established in its decision issued on 9 February 2006, that infringed the provisions on the prohibition of unfair manipulation of consumer choice of the Hungarian Competition Act by failing to inform consumers that the lowest price indicated in its advertisements of portable computers sold in its Hewlett Packard (HP) outlet store refers to a category of products which consumers do not normally percieve as outlet-products as they might have gone through a repair process.

The Competition Council imposed a fine of HUF 3 million on

Budapest, 10 February, 2006

Hungarian Competition Authority
Communication Group

Further information:
Erika Baráth
Hungarian Competition Authority
1054 Budapest, V., Alkotmány u.5.
1245 Budapest, 5. Pf. 1036
tel: (+36-1) 472-8902