Subsidies to the coal industry is not provided gossydito of Ukraine in 2015, while China is ready to invest in enterprises of coal industry of Ukraine 3, 6 billion, said on Thursday at a press conference the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn.
"over the past 20 years, very little attention has been paid to this segment (the coal industry - as amended), only in 2014, the coal industry has received more than eleven billion UAH subsidies (more than 507 million). In 2015, the budget of this article, no, " said Demchyshyn.
The Minister said that in this industry the government is working in difficult conditions. However, the vast number of workers of the coal industry was in the habit to work in conditions, when the salary in the 1st turn was paid when it was not necessary to engage in the sale of coal ".
for this reason, believes Demchyshyn, in the coal industry at the present time need to completely change operations." It not only save the state money is just another philosophy, This hotfix operating plans, " he said.
According to the Minister, in position, when the coal industry has no state subsidies, the only means is to attract enterprises external funds. According to Demchishin, the government held meetings with Chinese financial institutions, which confirmed the readiness to allocate funds in the amount of 3, 6 billion dollars, as well as among them for the completion and modernization of the mines.