FAS has fined two companies for colluding in the supply of drugs
. The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) has fined a total difficulties on the twenty-two million rubles organization "Vesta farm" and " farm Project ", according to the report of the Antimonopoly authority.
the Ministry found them guilty of conspiracy that resulted in maintaining prices at 426 public auction for the supply of medicines, medical devices and equipment for hospitals.
First organization "Vesta farm" imposed a fine of more than $ 17 million rubles for participation in the cartel from the " farm Project ".
While the 2nd organization is released from administrative liability, as there has realized his guilt and contributed to the disclosure violations, according to a press release.
then present both the illegal contract have appointed additional fines totaling more than five million rubles.
"it must be clearly understood that the imposition of an administrative fine is not Only punitive but also preventive. Only such methods may be to stop the offender and to prevent recurrence, " - said the head of the battle against cartels FAS Andrey Tenishev.