Sep 23, 2004. /Lesprom Network/. Russian Predvininsky timber enterprise will be excluded from the state-owned property register, regional administration announced during the session held on September, 23 2004. The law on ‘Privatization program in 2005-2006’ discussed during the session revealed controversial opinions’
Regional parliament vice speaker Anatoli Romashkov said: ‘social sector of the city of Predivinsk is closely tied to the activity of the enterprise and may be seriously affected’. 3 thousand residents of Predivinsk, a prevailing part of the working population, are connected with the activity of Predivinsky timber enterprise Deputy governor Lev Kuznetsov said that ‘the liquidation of the company does not necessarily mean the liquidation of the enterprise’. ‘We have examples when new owners breathe a new life into the activity of a new enterprise’ he stressed.
As Lesprom.ru reported earlier, Continental Management acquired Predivinsky by auction for RUR 10 million. According to deputy-governor Vadim Medvedev, ‘the estimations of the future tax payments by the enterprise essential for the life of Predivisnk are done at present.’ Besides, Predivinsk is preparing for the ‘heating season’, flour is being supplied to the local bakery, roads are under repairs. According to Lev Kuznetsov the situation in Predivinsk is under the control of the local authorities.