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Competition Agency Finishes Examination of Poti Seaport Case

Competition Agency explains that implementation of a new scheme for handling containers under the current plan of Poti Seaport will violate Georgian law on Competition.

However, the examination has not confirmed that Poti Seaport had misused dominating situation, because the new scheme has not been applied for handling containers.

At the same time, for the purpose of healing competitive environment and ensuring Poti Seaport safety and efficiency, the agency has forwarded due recommendations to Poti Seaport, and Poti Municipality.

We remind you that a year ago 14 terminal companies appealed against Poti Seaport plans for introducing joint tariff system. Based on the mentioned appeal, the court suspended the mentioned scheme in summer 2016.