The Verkhovna Rada gave a start to privatization

The Verkhovna Rada adopted in General the bill is necessary to start privatization.
«For» bill No. 2319а-d, the author of which is the MP from the «Popular Front» Andrew Ivanchuk, voted 252 deputies, writes «Economic truth».

As reported, bill No. 2319а-d was developed by the deputies in return of a similar bill No. 2319а developed by the Cabinet of Ministers.

The bill, in particular, to privatization as buyers are not allowed the legal entity or related entities registered in countries recognized by the Verkhovna Rada of the countries-aggressors.

Also not allowed to participate in the privatization of the representatives of the countries for which sanctions have been applied. This limitation is proposed to extend to natural persons who have nationality of a country recognized as the aggressor country.

During the discussion, edits to the document, the people’s Deputy from all-Ukrainian Union «Batkivschyna» Alexandra Kuzhel said that the financing of experts should be from clearly defined sources: from the budget funds and financial donors, as other sources may be associated with potential buyers.

«Only the state budget, and donor organizations. God forbid you to write something else in the bill – then we will not vote the whole faction», — said Kuzhel.

«The main sources of budgetary and donor funds,» — said present at a hall the head of the state property Fund of Ukraine Igor Bilous.

In turn, the head of the parliamentary Committee on economic policy Andrii Ivanchuk said that this edit with the voice will be taken into account when techno-legal the document edits.

In addition, it was proposed to abolish mandatory pre-selling at stock exchanges the shares of joint stock companies of group «B» and «G» in the amount of 5-10% of the share capital.

MP Yuriy Levchenko (independent) during the discussion of the bill in the session hall offered not only to cancel the pre-sale on the stock exchange 5-10% of the shares of the privatized enterprises, but also to increase this stake to 25% of the shares and sell it if not on the Ukrainian stock exchange, overseas. But deputies Levchenko edit is not supported.

According to the explanatory note, the adoption of the law will allow to protect national interests in the process of reforming of property relations, to improve the mechanisms and procedures for privatization will increase economic efficiency of sales facilities and the revenues to the state budget.

As reported with reference to Bilous, the Parliament’s support for amendments to the privatization law will enable you to pick the Odessa port plant for sale in April.

We will remind, on January 28 the Verkhovna Rada adopted in first reading the draft law, necessary for the start of privatization.

Earlier, during the forum in Davos, the Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine aivaras abromavicius said that Odessa port plant will be the first company that will be sold to foreign investors.

As previously reported, on proposals of authorized bodies of management in the list of state assets subject to privatization were included 342 of the object.

We will remind, on 9 October, the Cabinet extended to 2016 the basic resolution on the privatization programme in 2015, as the authorized bodies of management of state property has not transferred all assets to the state property Fund of Ukraine.

The Verkhovna Rada gave a start to privatization 16.02.2016

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