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The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) has issued a warning to the President of the Independent fuel Union (NTS) because of public statements about the risk of a sharp rise in gasoline prices. About it reports “Prime”.
According to FAS, actions of NTS can lead to violation of the Antimonopoly legislation. In particular, we are talking about statements about the risk of a jump in fuel prices, as well as that for summer gasoline prices could rise at least another 10-13 percent.
Earlier, the head of NTS Pavel Bazhenov wrote a letter to the government, which noted a sharp increase in wholesale prices of gasoline and diesel fuel on Sankt-Petersburg international Mercantile exchange (SPIMEX). For example, the price of AI-92 rose by 23 per cent, and on AI-95 — by 18.5 percent.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, who oversees the government fuel and energy unit, later called the fears unfounded NTS.
At the end of may, HMRC also said that the sharp rise in price of gasoline last spring was caused by the policies of the Ministry of Finance, who were not to agree on tax maneuver with the independent networks of petrol stations (gas stations).
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