The eight regional gas companies suspected of fraud counters

Восемь облгазов подозревают в махинациях со счетчиками

The gas companies refused to put counters of some firms

The company refused to install gas meters production of some companies, instead offering counters another manufacturer.

The Antimonopoly Committee considers the case of the eight regional gas companies, which are suspected of fraud counters. On Friday, August 31, the press service of the AMC.

“Initiated proceedings on signs of the Commission vinnitsagaz, Ivano-frankovskgaz, Dneprogaz, lvovgaz, harkovgorgaz, Sumygaz, Chernihivgas and Chernivtsihaz violations of the legislation on protection of economic competition in the form of abuse of monopoly (dominant) market position for the distribution of natural gas”, – told in the AMC.

The Committee explained that they received applications from companies that are engaged in the sale of gas meters for the population, signs of violation of legislation on protection of economic competition in the actions of the Operators of the timing.

As it turned out, when tenders for the purchase of gas meters for consumers, the gas companies gave advantages to some companies over others. The gas companies refused to install gas meters production of some companies, instead offering counters another manufacturer.

“Such actions of Operators timing can lead to restriction of competition in the market for the sale of natural gas meters and to infringement of interests of consumers”, – noted in AMKU.

The Committee collects and analyzes evidence in cases. According to the results of consideration of cases will be decided under the law.

However, the Committee was informed that the check for similar violations of other operators.

Yesterday it was reported that the US strongly urge him to get rid of the gas companies of Firtash.

Earlier AMKU initiated proceedings due to the sharp increase in prices of the petrol. It was noted that in the case of identifying on the market of anticompetitive concerted actions the Committee will take appropriate action assured in the AMC.

 

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