Competition Council has authorized the transaction through which Rompetrol Downstream takes over the right of use over nine fuel distribution stations belonging to the member companies of the Comision Trade group, the institution announced.
Following the analysis, the Competition Council found that this operation does not raise significant obstacles to effective competition on the Romanian market or on a substantial part of it and that there are no serious doubts about its compatibility with a normal competitive environment.
The nine fuel distribution stations are located in Agigea, Brăila, Focșani, Mangalia, Brașov, Zărnești, Caracal, Caraş Severin and Târgu Jiu
The Comision Trade Group is active in the following sectors: wholesale sales of general goods, domestic and international road transport activities, distribution of fuels in gas stations. Comision Trade has been a Rompetrol partner since 2005, currently operating a number of Rompetrol stations under franchise.