Within a business trip on the Nikolaev Head of state area I visited shipbuilding plant "Damen Shipyards Okean".
Victor Yushchenko took part in actions for a case of descent to water of the case of the tanker - химовоза, made by the Damen Shipyards Okean enterprise to order российско - the Norwegian company.
"We have very high class of shipbuilding, and the branch develops very dynamically", - the President in performance told during stay at plant, having emphasized that thus Ukraine is approved as the sea state.
He called the enterprise a successful example of work with foreign investors and expressed confidence that the plant will adequately sustain financially - an economic crisis. "The portfolio is, work on the future is, orders are created, and 2009 seems not pessimistically", - the President told. At the same time he called a mistake that to plant privileges which it had within free economic zone were abolished.
From - for this step, according to V. Yushchenko, outflow of hi-tech production in shipbuilding abroad took place. The president supported renewing a mode of economic assistance which had plant. "In a week when we will form the following package of changes to stabilization policy, we have to defend, return such projects the status of the state assistance and create the workplaces, new capacities", - the Head of state told.
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