The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine suspects seven companies-oil traders that are members of groups WOG, OKKO and Hope in anti-competitive actions. About it it is told in message AMKU.
“December 26, 2017 were involved as defendants in the case seven legal entities within the group Hope three legal entities within the group WOG and two legal entities within the group OKKO” – said in the Committee.
Today the AMC is investigating possible anticompetitive concerted actions on the market of liquefied gas used as motor fuel. Reason for the investigation was the rising price of LPG in August of this year.
It is reported that in the proceedings carried out 10 unscheduled inspections of business entities. The requirement to provide information is directed to 72 business entities and authorities, consulting agencies, and trade exchanges.
The Committee noted that part already has received the necessary investigation information. “The processed information indicates the presence in the actions of certain entities operating on the market of liquefied natural gas, the signs of violation under the Law “On protection of economic competition”, in the form of anti-competitive coordinated actions”, – stated in the message.
The list of companies which are involved as defendants, may be expanded, said in the AMC.
We will remind, since the end of July to 28 of August, the price of autogas in large networks in Kiev has grown on average by 5 UAH/l and exceeded 16,5 UAH/liter.
The main factor of rise in price of LPG, analysts say the shortage of resources.
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