“Ukrzaliznytsya” in 2016, showed positive financial result is not due to the reform of the company. This was at the Cabinet meeting said the Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan.
“Unfortunately, we have a situation that the output of the plus “uz” at the end of 2016 due to a simple figure: this is not reform achievements is the increase rate in 2016 by 15%, which generated the company an additional 3.8 billion. In light of the fact that there was a loss in 2015, 600 million in 2016, was released in 300 plus million under the question, what happened to the 3 billion.
According to him, the audit of “Ukrzaliznytsya” is not the first year held by the company Ernst & Young, and its results are in the public domain. “According to international audit assessment figures much more sad. By corporatization we have, unfortunately, nothing happened for 2016. Movement was not” – said Omeljan.
“As for the growth of passenger traffic – they really took place, it is a fact. But cargo shipments fell, transit – 30%. The needs of the business during peak months, 30% in off-peak of 50-60%. This is the need to seriously respond,” said Omeljan.
According to him, “because of the absurd action,” the “Ukrzaliznytsya” has lost the KfW loan of 60 million euros. “Each credit line signed with pain and enormous obstacles. Transit chronic problems – huge annual decline,” says Omeljan.
The Minister also unhappy with staff appointments.
“On the appointments a lot of negative signals. Over the past few months, “Ukrzaliznytsia” has lost the courts for about 2 billion UAH. For it someone needs to answer. For restructuring of external debt – huge questions. On the internal do not say,” said Omeljan.
We will remind as earlier reported the head of the OUSE Wojciech Balczun in 2016 “Ukrzaliznytsya” has become profitable. After his appointment as head of “Ukrzaliznytsya”, Balcon repeatedly complained of corruption and resistance to reform within the company.
Balcon expects that in 2017 the company will manage to remain profitable. In addition, the head of BONDS shared ambiciozni plans for the year, in particular, the development of passenger traffic.