MOSCOW, February 19 – RIA Novosti. The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia has received and will consider in accordance with the established procedure the appeal of the Association of Producers and Suppliers of Food Products (Rusprodsoyuz, RPS) on the rise in the price of packaging, the department told RIA Novosti.
“FAS Russia has received this appeal and will consider it in the prescribed manner. If it detects signs of violation of the antimonopoly legislation, the service will take antimonopoly response measures,” the press service said.
Earlier, RIA Novosti got acquainted with the letter from Rusprodsoyuz addressed to the FAS with a request to check the validity of the manufacturer's price increase for packaging. According to the association, this could lead to an increase in food prices.