The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine filed a claim to “Gazprom”

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine filed a claim to “Gazprom”


Gazprom has a monopoly in the market of services on gas transit through the territory of Ukraine, said on Thursday the head of Committee Yury Terentyev. The Ukrainian side believes that the company abused a monopoly position.

KYIV, 24 Dec. The claims of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine to Gazprom is that the company is a monopolist in gas transit, said Thursday the head of Committee Yury Terentyev.

“By results of consideration of representation and collected by the Committee, the evidence established that “Gazprom” holds a monopoly position on the market of services on gas transit through the territory of Ukraine,” — said Terentyev.

He noted that January 14 will be a meeting on the case of possible abuse of a monopoly position, at which the invited representatives of “Gazprom”.

The company “Naftogaz” estimated the damage from the alleged abuse of Gazprom’s monopoly on gas transit at $6 billion, said Yury Terentyev.