The Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Leningrad OFAS Russia signed a Co-Operation Agreement

14-09-2010 | 14:26

On 9th September 2010, the Leningrad Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (OFAS Russia) and the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry signed a Co-operation Agreement. The Agreement was signed at the extended session of the Council of the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry devoted to the Programme for Developing Competition in the Leningrad Region in 2010-2012.

The Leningrad OFAS Russia has been actively working with the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry for over two years: jointly with the Chamber it organized the State Procurement Council; representatives of the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry are members of the Public Advisory Council at the Leningrad OFAS Russia. The Cooperation Agreement between the Chamber and the regional antimonopoly body will not only strengthen already established relations but will also enhance efficiency of implementing a unified economic policy throughout the region.

Earlier the Leningrad Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry signed similar Agreements on Cooperation with the regional Government and the Prosecutor’s Office, the North-West Customs Office, the “Council of Municipalities of the Leningrad Region” Association and other bodies.

Discussing joint plants and initiatives, participants also covered such issues as prospective development of competition in construction, innovations as well as services sectors. The most important item on the agenda was practical enforcement of the Law on State Procurement. Participants of the extended session unanimously confirmed that the normative act is insufficient, particularly for state procurement of services.

Vadim Vladimirov, the Head of the Leningrad OFAS Russia, explained that the main issues related to state procurement are associated with insufficient knowledge of the current legislation by state and municipal customers. “For the law to be functional, we need to learn how to use it. As soon as state customers learn how to competently draw up the required documentation, effectiveness of the law will enhance dramatically. At the same time FAS Russia welcomes any reasonable legislative initiative”, stated Vadim Vladimirov.


Site Map

News & Events Press Releases Media Releases Image Library About the FAS Russia What We Do Institutional Memory Mission, Goals, Values Priority Setting Stakeholders Engagement Center for Education and Methodics Our History Our Structure Powers of Head and Deputy Heads Our Ratings Global Competition Review Using our website International Cooperation Treaties & Agreements OECD Competition Committee OECD meetings 2013 OECD meetings 2014 OECD meetings 2015 OECD meetings 2016 OECD meetings 2017 OECD meetings 2018 OECD meetings 2019 OECD meetings 2020 OECD meetings 2021 FAS Annual Reports OECD-GVH RCC RCC Newsletter ICAP Council on Advertising Headquarters for Joint Investigations UNCTAD 15th session IGE UNCTAD 16th session IGE UNCTAD 17th session IGE UNCTAD 18th session IGE UNCTAD 8th UN Conference on Competition 19th session IGE UNCTAD EEU Model Law on Competition ICN BRICS BRICS Conferences Documents The BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre (BRICS Competition Centre) BRICS Working Groups for the research of competition issues in socially important markets The Working Group for Research on the Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Markets Chair: Russia The Working Group for Research on food value chains Chair: South Africa The Working Group for Research on the Competition Issues in the Automobile Markets Co-chaired: India, South Africa The Working Group for Research on the Competition Issues in the Digital Markets Co-chairs: Brazil, Russia BRICS Coordination Committee on antimonopoly policy EU APEC Competition Policy and Law Group Annual meetings Projects ERRA Full Members Organizational Structure Archive Working Group on Investigating Issues on Pricing in the Oil and Oil Product Markets and Methods of their Functioning Meetings Working Group for Studying Competition Problems in the Pharmaceutical Sector Working Group on Research of Competition Issues in the Market of International Telecommunications (Roaming) Document Library Legislation Reports & Analytics Cases & decisions COVID-19 Contacts Give feedback Contact us Links Authorities Worldwide