USD 1 billion may be generated into the state budget from privatization of state enterprises in 2016. The National Bank of Ukraine’s Governor Valeria Hontareva announced this forecast by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade while delivering a report at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance and Banking, the RBK Ukraine publication reports.

"Our revenue from privatization this year is projected at USD 1 billion..." Hontareva said.

As reported, the State Property Fund of Ukraine proposed on 2 February that 20 facilities should be included and 75 excluded from the list of enterprises to be offered for privatization.