The agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for competition protection (ANTIMONOPOLY AGENCY)

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22 november 2011 y.

In Agency of the Republic Kazakhstan for competition protection (Antimonopoly agency) board meeting was held.

By results of the spent analyses of the market of services of passenger air service by regular (internal) flights, the market of services in carrying out of the non-cash payments which are carried out by means of payment cards by Board made decisions on modification and additions in the State register of subjects of the market occupying a leading position (further - the Register). By the form activity «services of passenger air service by regular (internal) aviaroutes» are included in the Register joint-stock company «Air Astana», joint-stock company  «SCAT Airlines », joint-stock company " Semeyavia ", joint-stock company “Irtysh Air” by the form activity « carrying out of the non-cash payments which are carried out by means of payment cards »are included in the Register joint-stock company «National bank» and joint-stock company "Kazkommertsbank".
At board meeting results of investigations of infringements the antimonopoly law concerning 7 subjects of the market and 1 state structure was  considered.

Actions of some subjects are qualified as an unfair competition, in a part:
- An appeal to boycott of the seller (supplier) (subitem 6 and 7) item 2 of item 16 Law of RK «About a competition» (further - the Law)) in joint-stock company actions «EFES Karaganda Brewery»;
- Distributions of doubtful advertizing (subitem 5) item 2 of item 16 of the Law) in Open Company actions «Network of supermarkets of Rahmet»;
- Copyings of appearance of a product (subitem 3) item 2 of item 16 of the Law) in Open Company actions «Petropavlovsk alcohol factory»;
- Distribution of obviously false, unfair and doubtful advertizing (subitem 5) item 2 of item 16 of the Law) in LLC actions «the Trading company of MDM», LLC "ТеАсТа".
Following the results of investigations of action  government «Management of passenger transport and highways on the West Kazakhstan area» on an unreasonable obstacle to realization of activity of the subject of the market (subitem 2, 4, 8, 9) items 2 of item 33 of the Law), and also regarding instructions to subjects of the market about prime acquisition of the goods at the certain supplier and about the conclusion in a priority order of contracts, are qualified as anticompetitive actions of state structures.

 

Actions IB "Kumekbaeva E.B." and IB"Omarova A.T." are qualified as anticompetitive the coordinated actions, regarding an establishment and maintenance of the prices for PETROLEUM PRODUCTS realization (subitem 1) item 1 of item 11 of the Law). The specified businessmen in parallel have risen the price for gasoline of mark Ai-92 from August, 12 till August, 16th, 2011 for 4 tenges (about 106 tg/l. To 110 tg/l.).
By results of investigations by Board the decision on excitation of affairs on administrative offenses according to article 147 of CoAP is accepted.
Also at session petitions on economic concentration are considered. The board makes positive decisions with a condition of a non-admission of restriction of a competition as as a result of the approved transactions there will be no strengthening of the concentration capable negatively to influence a competition on following subjects of the market: «LG Chem, Ltd; LLC « the Three-copecks piece-bidaj 2000 ";" Tau (Cayman) L.P. ";" Roslicor B.V. »; LLC« Rezervior Services ";" HAMILTON SERVICES LIMITED »; LLC« BEIMAR OIL »; LLC« Gazpromneft – Kazakhstan »; joint-stock company« the central-Asian fuel and energy company ";" Ropiton Holding B.V. »; LLC« Dignity of Ojl »; LLC" Linda Material Hendling Kazahstan ". On a number of petitions the decision on additional studying of materials is accepted.


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