On December 20, during the concluding press conference of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the First Vice Prime Minister/ Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv outlined the priorities of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade in 2019 in the sector of state property management.
Thus, in particular, the First Vice Prime Minister announced the start of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Support Agency. The result of the Agency's activity will be the preparation of public-private partnership projects and in particular concessions.
"You are aware that, as a rule, such projects are carried out for the development of transport and social infrastructure, including housing and communal services sector. These projects will not only improve the quality of life of Ukrainians but will also ensure increased flows of investments, new jobs, and growth of budget revenues at all levels", Stepan Kubiv said.
On the other hand, in 2019 work on a new draft law On the State Property Lease will be prolonged and it stipulates for the enforcement of the right for the lease of state property through the Prozorro.Sales.
Also, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade will continue to work on enhancing transparency in the sector of state property management. "We create a single database of financial reporting of state-owned enterprises that are subordinate to the central executive authorities. The reporting procedure will change and will be converted into an electronic format. For the ease in use of these data, we will create an open web portal that will reflect the main financial indicators of all state-owned enterprises", Stepan Kubiv told.