— The Russian authorities at the moment are ready to cooperate with Chinese partners on the issue of privatization of Sovcomflot, said pervyyvitse-Premier Igor Shuvalov.
“We have invited the Chinese partners various forms of cooperation around the “Sovcomflot” work at the expert level,” — said Shuvalov to journalists on the sidelines of the Eastern economic forum.
However, he did not specify, does the Japanese company. “We are working now with the Chinese,” — said Shuvalov.
Now 100% Sovcomflot owned by the state.
In the privatization plan for the 2017-2019 biennium. fixed the possibility of reducing the state’s share in the company to 25% plus one share. At the first stage it is planned to sell a stake of 25% minus one share, the last official estimate of its value was 24 billion rubles.
This figure is included now in the budget of the Russian Federation in 2017 as forecast amount of receipts from the privatization of Sovcomflot (officials have repeatedly called it obsolete, but the new official estimate is still not called).
In March 2017 head of the Federal property Agency said that complete privatization is planned before the end of June. 1 Jun pervyyvitse-premierilor Shuvalov said that the documents on privatization of Sovcomflot, prepared the final version, and the “information will be announced in the coming days”.