An extra discount for sale of PKB?

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Tender for the sale of property of “Poljoprivredni kombinat Beograd” should be announced in the following days, and trade union of this enterprise warns that starting price will be at least four times lower than the real one.

“We do not yet have official information about the initial price, but according to insights so far it will amount to just over EUR104 million, which for us is a real bargain,” President of the Independent Trade Union of PKS Milisav Djordjevic has stated.

He says that livestock fund is not included in this price, as it value will be assessed when best buyer who will pay additional amount for the herd is elected.

According to assessment of December 2017, the value of livestock fund at PKB was EUR17.3 million.

The value of real property of PKB, according to assessment that has been released these days, is EUR208.4 million, but the initial price of real property will be 50 percent of its estimated value on the tender.

“We have asked the Ministry of Economy why offered price on this tender is lower by EUR50 million than in 2015, when it was around EUR154 million, and since price of the land is growing, and they replied that they will explain reasons for such price,” Djordjevic has said.

PKB property that will be offered for sale includes agricultural land, buildings used for business purposes, equipment, spare parts, herd and stakes of PKB in subsidiaries. The interested parties will be offered a capital owned by the Republic of Serbia and the Shareholders’ Fund in subsidiaries “Eko-lab” and “PKB Agroekonomik.”

Trade Union has announced that representatives of Arab and Chinese companies visited PKB in the last couple of months.

Source: Beta

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