Moscow. June 29. INTERFAX.RU the State Executive service (GIS) to collect from the JSC “Gazprom” 79,8 million hryvnia (about $3,06 million at the current exchange rate – if) in the framework of the fine imposed on the company by the Antimonopoly Committee of the Republic, said the Deputy head of the Ministry of justice of Ukraine for the Executive service Sergiy Shklyar at a press conference in Kyiv on Thursday.
“The decision regarding “Gazprom”, which was issued by AMC on 171 billion. and which was later the subject of consideration by commercial courts received for execution in GIS and now playing. At this time have such results – 79,8 million. already collected from the debtor and transferred to the state budget. Proceed with further enforcement action in this direction,” he said.
As reported, in January 2016, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine adopted a decision to fine Gazprom for 85 billion. for abuse of a monopoly position in the market of transit of natural gas Ukraine. Then this decision was confirmed several times by the Ukrainian courts.
Once again 22 February 2017 Kyiv economic court of appeal upheld the decision of the lower court’s confirmation of foreclosure with “Gazprom” of a fine, which has grown to 172 billion. due to penalties for its nonpayment. The economic court of Kiev on 17 March decided to collect this sum from a Russian company on the basis of enforceable judicial decisions.
AMC 11 April this year sent to the State Executive service statement about opening of enforcement proceedings enforcement proceedings with Gazprom 172 billion. The state Executive service of Ukraine in may has opened proceedings for the recovery of a fine and seizure of property “Gazprom” in the country.
In “Gazprom” on may 31 said that the AMC in April 2017 was sent to the Department of state Executive service of the Ministry of justice of Ukraine the requirement about compulsory collecting with “Gazprom” 171,9 billion. (about $6 billion). “Gazprom” may 12, received through the representative office in Kyiv of the decision of the Department of state Executive service of the Ministry of justice of Ukraine on opening of Executive production of $ 189,125 billion UAH. including the amount of the Executive fee 17,193 billion UAH. and seizure of shares of JSC “Gaztranzit”.
“Gazprom” and “Naftogaz” owns 40,2174% of shares of “Gaztranzit”, 19,5652% of the shares of the Turkish company Turusgas. It was also reported that in June the Economic court of Kiev decided to collect 79,877 million. ($3 million) of dividends JSC “Gaztranzit” (Kiev) in the framework of enforcement from a Russian company to a fine of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
“Gaztranzit” was established in November 1997 with the aim of increasing the capacity of Ukraine’s gas transit system to increase transit of Russian natural gas to Turkey and Balkan countries. The company is implementing a project to increase the capacity of the main gas pipeline Ananiev-Tiraspol-Izmail, which passes on the territory of Odessa region and Moldova.
According to reports “Gaztranzit” in 2015, the company owns fixed assets in the amount of 423,505 million UAH. including buildings and structures on 409,625 million. The official exchange rate on 29 June to 26.08$./ $ 1.