ANTICOMPETITIVE RECONCILED ACTIONS DURING THE PROCUREMENT OF TYRES FOR AMBULANCE CARS ARE ESTABLISHED
27.10.16, TOV VKF Elektrotehservis LTD (Zhovti Vody, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) and TOV Sotin Grup (Zhovti Vody, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast) were fined total 85,94 ths. hryvnas for the distortion of the tender by Dnipropetrovsk regional department of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
After considering the application of the Kharkiv Regional Prosecution Office №1 of the Prosecution Office in Kharkiv Oblast, the department stated that business entities agreed their actions during carrying out open tendering procurement procedures on tyres and new rubber bags (for emergency cars) in May 2015 by the Municipal institution of health care “Center for emergency medical care and disaster medicine” (Kharkiv).
The investigation showed that the tenderers have submitted the identically processed documents, identical certificates. Besides, the reconciled behaviour was noticed during pricing. With that, one of the tenderers transferred the tender offer to the customer by the person, who is on stuff of the another tenderer.
Thus, tenderers exchanged the information or these bids were prepared by one tenderer.
TOV VKF Elektrotehservis LTD was fined 68 ths. hryvnas, TOV Sotin Grup was fined 17 940 hryvnas. In addition to fines, both companies won’t be allowed to take part in public procurements within three years.