The Black Sea shipyard has been liquidated - such a decision was made the other day in the Nikolaev economic court. According to the report of the liquidation commission, all the property was sold, and the documentation for the corvette "Volodymyr Veliky" was returned to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
As noted in the Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (USPP), the liquidation of the plant is a sad end to the corvette program of Ukraine, which could create 10 thousand jobs, restore the status of a shipbuilding state and strengthen the military presence of Ukraine in the Black and Azov Seas.
He also expressed doubt that the recently signed memorandums with the UK, Turkey and the United States worth billions of dollars will be implemented, because this requires colossal funds that Ukraine does not have. Despite the victorious reports of economic recovery, while such indicators as unemployment (1.8 million people), labor migration (7-9 million people), low paying capacity of the population (51% on the verge or below the poverty line) do not make it possible to confirm this thesis ...
The situation is no better in industry, exports, which for years have remained at 70% raw materials.
“In each of the high-tech industries, there are still significant problems. The international scandal around Motor Sich, the threat of KrAZ bankruptcy, the fall in carriage building by 70% over the past year, the colossal losses of the State Space Agency, where only Yuzhmash lost 672 million hryvnia in 2020, etc. The list goes on. And if here, despite the problems, any movement is visible, then the situation in shipbuilding is really disappointing, "Anatoly Kinakh noted.