THE OUTCOME OF A MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP FOR DEVELOPING COMPETITION ON THE CEMENT MARKET
FAS organized a meeting of the Working Group for developing competition on the cement market at FAS Expert Council for developing competition on the markets of construction materials and the pulp-and-paper industry, chaired by Head of FAS Department for Industry Control, Nelli Galimkhanova.
Representatives of federal executive bodies, associations and unions and commercial organizations attended the event.
The Working Group discussed the results of introducing mandatory cement certification in Russia, problems associated with passing certification by market players and proposals on improving the certification procedure.
A broad discussion concerned proposals on amendments to the State Standard – GOST 56836-2016 “Conformity assessment. The rules for cement certification”, designed to develop competition, including possibility of a certification procedure for special types of cements.
The Working Group also emphasized different conditions for performance of the markets of special and general construction cements.