12 Oct 2010 12:37

Subway, 13 other Moscow companies to remain state-owned until 2013

MOSCOW. Oct 12 (Interfax) - The Moscow subway system, Mosgortrans, Mosgas, Mosvodostok, and ten other companies will remain state unitary enterprises until 2013, a city hall source told Interfax.

"Acting Moscow Mayor Vladimir Resin has signed a capital-administration resolution that confirms the list of state unitary enterprises slated for privatization in the next three years, the list of enterprises that will remain state unitary enterprises until 2013, and the list of state unitary enterprises destined to be reorganized into state-run enterprises, into Moscow state institutions, or liquidated," the source said.

The Russian capital had 356 functioning state unitary enterprises as of April 1 this year, he said.

"According to the list, privatization is in store for 211 enterprises, including the state unitary enterprise Hotel National and Hotel Budapest, more than one hundred [local housing utilities providers], the Lyublinsky, Rizhsky, Preobrazhensky, and Velozavodsky markets, and the state unitary enterprise Moslift," a source in the city mayor's office said.

Fifty state unitary enterprises are slated for liquidation, he said.

In addition to Mosgortrans, the Moscow subway system, Mosgas, Gormost, Dorinvest, and Mosvodostok, companies to remain state unitary enterprises in the 2010-2013 period will include Mosvodokanal and Moskollektor.