COAL TRANSPORTATION IN RUSSIAN FAR EAST CAN BE A SUBJECT OF ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENT

05-06-2019 | 10:07

Elements of violations were exposed during joint inspections by FAS Anti-Cartel Department and Khabarovsk OFAS

 

The inspections revealed elements of concluding and implementing anticompetitive agreements in the actions of “Far East Generating Company” JSC, “RusHydro Snabzhenie” JSC, “VOSTEK” JSC and “TransCoal” Ltd.

 

The purpose of the agreements was to maintain prices at tenders for the rights to conclude contract for coal carriage by rail as to create preferential tendering conditions for part5icilar companies.

 

Head of FASAnti-Cartel Department, Andrey Tenishev stated:  “Maintaining coal carriage prices will directly affect the population because the costs are included in the heat energy tariffs”.

 

A case is opened against Far East Generating Company” JSC, “RusHydro Snabzhenie” JSC, “VOSTEK” JSC and “TransCoal” Ltd. is opened upon signs of a bid-rigging cartel (Clause 2 Part 1 Article 11 of the Federal Law “On Protection of Competition”) and an anticompetitive agreement between the ordering part and bidders (Clause 1 Part 1 Article 17 of the Federal Law “On Protection of Competition”).



Site Map

News & Events Press Releases Media Releases Image Library About the FAS Russia What We Do General Information Mission, Goals, Values Priority Setting Institutional Memory Stakeholders Engagement Center for Education and Methodics Our History Our Structure Powers of Head and Deputy Heads Our Ratings GCR Using our website International Cooperation Treaties & Agreements International Working Groups Working Group on Research of Competition Issues in the Market of International Telecommunications (Roaming) Meetings Working Group for Studying Competition Problems in the Pharmaceutical Sector Concept Note Meetings OECD Competition Committee OECD meetings 2013 OECD meetings 2014 OECD meetings 2015 OECD meetings 2016 OECD meetings 2017 OECD meetings 2018 FAS Annual Reports OECD-GVH RCC RCC Newsletter ICAP Council on Advertising Headquarters for Joint Investigations UNCTAD 13th session IGE UNCTAD Resolution Russian contributions 14th session IGE UNCTAD Resolution Russian contributions 15th session IGE UNCTAD 16th session IGE UNCTAD 17th session IGE UNCTAD EEU Model Law on Competition ICN BRICS WG (Markets of Social Importance) 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 Document Library Legislation Reports & Analytics Cases & decisions Contacts Give feedback Contact us Links Authorities Worldwide