The money from the privatization of Ukrainian enterprises to invest in the construction of plants – the economist

Деньги от приватизации украинских предприятий нужно инвестировать в строительство заводов - экономист

To carry out privatization of state property in Ukraine makes sense only in one case: if you reinvest those profits back into building new enterprises.

This commentary, ГолосUA economist said Vsevolod Stepanyuk.

“Selling state-owned enterprises, officials can influence the macroeconomy and the manageability of the country, and with a large public sector that controllability is much higher than when the state enterprises no. Especially in such key sectors as energy, transport, food security and other spheres”, – said the expert.

V. Stepaniuc added that privatization makes sense if state-owned enterprises passed to the private owner, and for the money to build new plants.

“Privatization makes sense, if then the money is reinvested to create new businesses, then it would be justified, is if the money went to development, and if they are in the budget on eating away, the burning in the war, it is a crime, especially because now property in Ukraine is not worth anything,” said the economist.

As reported at the government meeting on Wednesday, January 16, decided on the extension of the list of objects of large-scale privatization. According to RBC-Ukraine, from the list of objects to large-scale privatization eliminated the “Plant of aluminium foil”, the Agrarian Fund, “Zaporizhzhya titanium and magnesium plant”, JSC “Turboatom”, Ukraine, Kherson, Dnieper and Severodonetsk thermal power station and heating plant of Krivoy Rog.

At the same time in the list of objects to large-scale privatization included 16 objects.

Thus, the list of objects of large-scale privatization as follows:

Energy industry: PJSC “Tsentrenergo”, OJSC “ternopolyoblenergo”, JSC “Zaporozhyeoblenergo”, JSC “Kharkivoblenergo”, JSC “nikolayevoblenergo” JSC, “Khmelnitskoblenergo”.

Mining industry: JSC “United mining and chemical company”, SE “Coal company “Krasnolimanskaya””.

Engineering: PJSC “Azovmash”; SE “Zavod Elektrotyazhmash”.

Chemical industry: PJSC “Sumykhimprom”, PJSC “Odessa port plant”.

Processing industry: JSC “Oriana”.

Health, culture and sports of PJSC “President-Hotel”; PJSC “INDAR”.

Agricultural industry: PJSC “national joint stock company Ukragroleasing”.

Note the budget-2019 provides for the receipt from privatization UAH 17 bn.