The list not subject to privatization of state-owned companies can reduce

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The Ministry of economic development has prepared a bill on 50% reduces the list of objects of state property not subject to privatization

The Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine prepared the draft law on the reduction of the list not subject to privatization of state-owned companies in 2 times - up to around 850 companies. About this at the extraordinary session of the government on Friday said the Deputy Minister of economic development and trade, Yulia Koval, the correspondent of ЛІГА.net.

"Last week the Ministry of economic development has prepared a bill, by 50% reduces the list of objects of state property not subject to privatization. Including enterprises in the agricultural sector, infrastructure enterprises, which are part of almost every Agency of state government," she said.

According to her, the bill remains a ban on privatization only for the enterprises of the defense sector, forestry and strategic companies.

Recall President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on amendments to the privatization process, including in particular the abolition of the norms on obligatory sale at stock exchanges of 5-10% of the shares of strategic enterprises in the conduct of their privatization.

The state property Fund of Ukraine plans to start the privatization process with the Odessa port plant in the middle of summer. After that sale will be put state blocks of shares of a number of oblenergos and Centrenergo.

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