FAS the Federal antimonopoly service (FAS) Russia has warned oil industry workers about possibility of new investigationshas warned the oil companies that withdrawal of fuel from the reference on purpose stops reduction of prices on can to become the basis for new antimonopoly investigations.
“ the separate manufacturers of oil products dissatisfied with reduction of prices on gasoline in home markets of the Russian Federation, express intentions to stop this process by production direction for export. In this connection to a number of the oil companies the Federal antimonopoly service has sent precautionary letters on a non-admission of similar actions as they break the antimonopoly law “ - it is told in message FAS from December, 24th. In it it is reminded that in 2009 FAS has revealed in actions Russian neftjannikov, occupying a leading position in the wholesale market of oil products, the facts of withdrawal of the goods from the reference by a direction for export of considerable volumes of the gasoline claimed in the Russian market. Result of it was increase of wholesale prices for gasoline in January - February and May - June, 2009, transfers RIA “ News “.