17 September 2009 14:50 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS news)--Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko has again suspended the government's order allowing the privatisation of the Odessa Port Plant through the auction of a controlling stake, the presidential press service said in a statement released on Thursday.
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The state’s 99.567% stake in the plant was due to be auctioned on 29 September at an initial price of hryvnya (HRN) 4bn (€319m, $469m). On 16 September,
The 1.5m tonne/year Odessa Port Plant is
The stake was previously expected to be auctioned at an initial price of HRN3bn on 20 May 2008.
(€1 = HRN12.54, $1 = HRN8.52)
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