Ukraine to privatize part of the defense enterprises

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State concern «Ukroboronprom» has created a list of defense enterprises which it is planned to transfer the management of the state property Fund of Ukraine for further privatization, announced on Monday, the press service of the concern.

«Now compiled a list of businesses that will be transferred to the state property Fund of Ukraine. It is exclusively non-core businesses, which now produce civilian products or even in the 90s stopped any production», — stated in the message.

According to the press service, at the first stage it is planned to transfer the state property Fund about ten enterprises with total staff is about 300 employees.

As the report says, the Fund has already passed the proposal for the privatization of the state enterprise «Chernihiv 171 repair plant», which for more than ten years had no orders and only after 2014 performed isolated repairs of automotive vehicles for military use. In addition, the state proposes to privatize the state-owned enterprise «the Ivano-Frankivsk boiler-welding plant», which in 2014 is in a state of readjustment.

«Ukroboronprom» noted that of the 131 enterprises included in the group, will definitely not be sold to those with 2014 updated production facilities, attracting highly qualified people and supplied its products to the armed forces of Ukraine and other law enforcement agencies, and have a clear plan for further development.

«That is more than 80 factories, design bureaus and scientific-industrial complexes, manufacturing, modernization, repair of weapons and production components to it, will remain in state ownership and part of the «Ukroboronprom», — said the press service.