Controller of Ukraine has accused Gazprom of violating the contract with “Naftogaz”


Moscow. December 24. The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMC) in the course of the investigation found that “Gazprom” holds a monopoly position on the market of services on gas transit through the territory of Ukraine and during 2009-2015 constantly violated the terms of the contract with “Naftogaz of Ukraine”.

According to preliminary findings of competition authorities, Gazprom ignored any appeals on the enforcement of the terms of cooperation (the amount of transit and transit cost) to economically viable.

“We expect representatives of “Gazprom” for the next hearing of the case regarding possible abuse of a monopoly position”, – said the head of AMC Yury Terentyev, stressing that these are preliminary findings of the investigation, the next hearing is scheduled for January 14, 2016.

According to the head of the Committee, in late November, the AMC sent the preliminary findings of the investigation “Naftogaz” and “Gazprom”. On this view NAC reported that agrees with the findings, while Gazprom has not provided any response.