The Finance Ministry expects the resumption of large-scale privatization in the first quarter of 2019.
This was announced by the Minister of Finance Oksana Markarova in interview to Agency “Interfax-Ukraine”, published on Thursday, December 27.
“The Ministry of Finance expects in the first quarter we will finally see the results of privatization,” she said
According to the Minister, this year instead of the planned 21.3 billion UAH from privatization to the state budget received only the income from the “small” privatization in the amount of 202,9 million. As a result, 18 December, the government had replaced this type of financing budget borrowing, and the Ministry of Finance had to raise rates on government bonds.
“So next year we will clearly demand the execution of the painting budget for privatization,” she said.
The Finance Minister recalled that in 2018, the Cabinet approved the list of major objects of privatisation which were selected advisers. “Unfortunately, some advisers are judged between them … But I hope we will soon launch a large privatization, including Centrenergo”, – said the Minister.
Note the budget-2019 provides for the receipt from privatization UAH 17 bn.
Recall, September 5, at the meeting of the parliamentary Committee on privatization, said the acting head of the state property Fund Vitaly Trebarov announced that the sale of state property in Ukraine in the framework of large-scale privatization transferred to the next year.