Ukrainian state Enterprise "Coal of Ukraine" asks the Kyiv Economic Court of bankruptcy protection, said the Ukrainian media.
"The court considered provided by the state enterprise materials sufficient to warrant consideration of an application for commencement of bankruptcy proceedings. A preparatory meeting is scheduled for trial on June 16, "write" Ukrainian news ".
in early April, the Minister of energy and coal industry Volodymyr demchyshyn stated intention to eliminate the state Enterprise " Coal of Ukraine ". At the same time he admitted that the elimination can occur through bankruptcy. At the end of may which is a part of the largest group "Alfa-Bank" (Ukraine) has addressed in Economic Court of Kiev with the statement for bankruptcy "Coal of Ukraine" in connection with the inability to repay them a debt of $ 386, 7 million hryvnia. The company, established in 2003, purchases of Coal from state mines and sells its generating companies. In April this year, the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine has announced its intention to liquidate this Company. One of the main purchasers "Coal of Ukraine" is holding " Metinvest ", owned by Rinat Akhmetov. On the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the country will not have time to transfer the thermal power plant (TPP) with antracitas grade Coal to gas coal before the start of the heating season. First Deputy Minister of energy of Ukraine Oleksandr svetlik said that the warehouses of the largest thermal power plants of Ukraine ended the accumulation of Coal, they don't work