The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine is asking the commercial court of Kyiv to recover from Gazprom 3, $ 4 billion of fines for overdue fine imposed for abuse of the organization of a monopoly position in the market of pumping gas transit of Ukraine, said the Commissioner of the Department.
"for the delay of 140 days were numbered penalties in the amount of 180, 5 billion hryvnia. Along with this, According to article 56 of the law of Ukraine "On protection of economic competition" the penalty must not exceed the amount of the fine, for this reason the Antimonopoly Committee filed a claim for the recovery of 85, 9 billion hryvnia fine and 85, 9 billion hryvnia of fines (about 3, 4 billion dollars) ", Greg said the representative of the interests of the Antimonopoly Department on the first day of the week during consideration in court of the claim of the Department to Gazprom for compulsory collection of the fine, RIA " Novosti ".
On 5 October the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has submitted to Economic court of Kiev the claim About compulsory collecting with Gazprom a fine of 3 billion dollars. Before the print edition GLANCE, versed in antitrust claims of Ukraine and wrote that Gazprom is likely to ignore the requirements of Kiev. In September the Supreme court of Ukraine refused to initiate proceedings on the complaint of Gazprom on the decision of the Ukrainian courts of the previous instances of refusal to consider his complaint a penalty of Antimonopoly Department in the amount of about $ 3 billion. On 13 July the Supreme Economic court of Ukraine upheld the decisions of lower courts, which returned to Gazprom without consideration of his claim to the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine to issue fines of nearly $ 86 billion hryvnia (over $ 3 billion). April 13, Gazprom is challenged in the commercial court of Kiev the decision of the Antimonopoly Department of Ukraine (AMCU) On the penalty of almost 86 billion hryvnia. 24 Dec Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine recognized the Gazprom monopoly in the market of transit of natural gas. It was announced that Naftogaz of Ukraine gave an assessment of the harm would be as if the abuse of the monopoly position of Gazprom on the transit pumping of gas to $ 6 billion. Later, on 22 January, it was announced that AMC has put Gazprom a fine of 85 billion hryvnia (3, 4 billion dollars), Gazprom expressed extreme surprise that accusation and billing, as the Russian Firm is not engaged in business activities within Ukraine. The print edition GLANCE, analyzing how justified the complaints of the Kiev Russia.