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 Large Enterprises of the Donbas May Stop Work Because They Are Cut Off from Supply of Raw Materials

Due to damage of the railway infrastructure in eastern Ukraine large enterprises in the region are under threat of stopping their work.

This was stated by a representative of State Administration of Railway Transport of Ukraine (Ukrzaliznytsia) Mykola Topchyiev at a briefing in Kiev, Ukrainska Pravda reports.

He noted that this threat may concern companies such as "Azovstal", Yenakiieve, Alchevsk and Donetsk iron and steel works, Donetsk metal works, Avdiivka coking plant, "Stirokl" concern, "Azot" chemical enterprise.

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"These companies are cut off from the supply of raw materials from other regions of Ukraine," Topchyiev said.

Earlier Topchyiev reported that the railway industry of Ukraine in 2014 may fall short by about 3 billion UAH in case the situation in the east of the country is not stabilized.

It was reported that due to the situation in the east, the state budget loses 250 million hryvnias a month.


 
 
 
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