The Verkhovna Rada refused to approve a state program of privatization for 2009-2013.
219 deputies voted for acceptance as a whole the relevant bill 2330 offered by Cabinet of Ministers at necessary 226.
The draft of the program suggested to define increase socially - economic efficiency of production, optimization of a share of a public sector in economy, providing use of the means received from privatization for satisfaction of requirements of society and restructuring of economy of Ukraine.
Also it was provided that receipts from privatization have to go only to stabilization fund, the order of which use of means is defined by Rada.
As it was reported, on June 3, 2008 Rada assumed the privatization state program as a basis.
In March, 2008 the President Victor Yushchenko forbade Cabinet of Ministers to carry out privatization strategically important for economy and safety of the country of the enterprises to the approval of the state program of privatization if monopolization of the corresponding commodity market is a consequence of it.