The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on 4 September began proceedings No. 128-26.13/102-14 on the grounds of anticompetitive concerted actions on the market of liquefied gas as motor fuel. This is stated in the press service of the AMC.
The Ministry also reported conducting unscheduled inspections in the framework of the case. “With the goal of full and fair consideration of the case, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on 8 September has taken a number of unscheduled inspections of business entities engaged in import, wholesale and retail sale and storage of liquefied gas”, – is told in the message.
The price of LPG in August, has set an absolute record for all history of observations. For the month of liquefied petroleum gas rose at the gas station in half, and wholesale prices doubled.
On August 30 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the price of liquefied natural gas is expected to decline in the second half of September.
Market participants and experts believe that the price of liquefied petroleum gas has passed the peak values, the stabilization of the market with the consequent decrease of prices is expected in late September – early October.
29 Aug Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman instructed relevant ministries and agencies to deal with the situation on the liquefied gas market and to take measures to reduce the cost of fuel. The Antimonopoly Committee has started an investigation.
Since the beginning of September, the average price of gas in Ukraine decreased by 1.45 UAH/l or 9%.
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