Network of gas stations will check for signs of collusion

Сети заправок проверят на предмет сговора

Petrol stations are simultaneously raised fuel prices

The Cabinet has sent instructions to the Antimonopoly Committee.

The Minister of economic development and trade, first Deputy Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv has sent an appeal to the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine about the validity of the simultaneous increase of the gas station fuel prices. This was announced by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on the hour of questions to government in Parliament.

“We also see that such synchronous actions (price increase – if) can have the character of a conspiracy,” he said, answering a question of Deputy Borislav Birch on direct cartel agreements with participants of the retail fuel market synchrone raised the price of fuel over the last month by almost 3 hryvnia per liter.

Groisman also announced that next week will hold a workshop with the AMC, to understand the legal instruments of rapid response to such situations, as it is a question of macroeconomic stability and economic security.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that Ukraine rejected a number of gasoline stations.