At present the State Property Committee collect proposals on facilities to be privatized next year from branch ministries, according to Anna Kornievich. The Government intends to attract at least USD 2.5 billion via facilities privatization pursuant the Resolution of the Council of Ministers No.1021 "On parameters of the social and economic development of the Republic of Belarus for 2013".
"Today we have proposal submitted by middle and small enterprises. Mainly the question is of those are enterprises that have proposals from potential investors and had already held talks and thus it is possible to sell them", Anna Kornievich informed.
At the same time "such a great amount may be received only if a large assets will be sold", the representative of State Property Committee stressed. “Well, there it is and I think some of our major state-owned enterprises shall be included in this list, at least two of them", Anna Kornievich said.
If the Council of Ministers approves the list the decision on enterprises privatization will be taken by the President, the source pointed out.
Commenting on the privatization held in 2012, Anna Kornievich said that there are only two enterprises that may be privatized – Negoreloje beeswax and hive works OJSC and Slutsk works on truck-mounted crane repair OJSC . The State Property Committee will hold the tender on sale of the first enterprise’s shares on December 19, and the tender on sale of the second enterprise’s shares on December 27.
"November 15 was the last day when we had right to announce privatization to be held via auctions or tenders this year,” Anna Kornievich noted. “That’s why if we get any proposal on enterprises sale by the year end 2012 then the auction sales will be held next year".