Rus News Journal

FAS: Evraz has broken the antimonopoly law

Federal antimonopoly service (FAS) recognised EvrazHolding broken the law on competition protection, the penalty can make from 1 % to 15 % from the size of a gain. The press is told about it - services FAS in the message.
In department have established that the holding abused a leading position in the market of coked coal that attracts penalty imposing on legal bodies in size from 1 % to 15 % of the size of a total gain of the offender from sale of goods in which market the offence, for a year previous in what the offence has been revealed is made.
at calculation of penalty FAS of Russia will consider the rendered assistance Evraza in carrying out of investigation and the taken measures on elimination of infringement and its consequences, in particular the fact of voluntary reduction of prices on coked coal to 5,5 thousand rbl. for ton.
antimonopoly law Infringement from outside Evraza it was expressed in maintenance in home market of exclusively high price for a concentrate of coked coals of marks +.
Business in the relation Evraza it has been raised by results of checks FAS of Russia and monitoring of the prices. Similar business in department have raised in Open Company relation Raspadsky coal . Together with Open Society a Mechel these companies occupy more than 50 % of the market of coked coal.
the analysis of dynamics of the prices of home market of the coked coals, spent antimonopolshchikami in connection with a rise in prices, has shown that the prices have essentially started to grow with the last quarter 2007. According to FAS, the prices for the coked coal realised in home market by the companies of Open Company Raspadsky coal and Open Company EvrazHolding have grown during the period since September 2007. Till March - April 2008. Approximately twice.