Russian oligarchs, who in June purchased a controlling stake in the company "Uralkali" trying to create the world's largest potash company and for this purchase "Belaruskali", writes the Russian newspaper "Vedomosti".
The publication, citing anonymous sources said that one of the owners of "Uralkali" Suleiman Kerimov recently met with Alexander Lukashenko and offered to buy a controlling stake "Belaruskali" for $ 7.5 billion.
However, the spokesman Paul Light Lukashenko said the publication, that the Belarusian President recently not met with any Kerimov, no other Russian businessmen — accordingly, has not been discussed and sale of "Belaruskali".
"Belaruskali" one of the three world's largest producers of potassium. In This year, Belarus has included the company in the privatization plan. Investors have already expressed an interest in China, said Paul Light.
Meanwhile Preparatory work for the corporatization "Belaruskali" ends. This was announced today by the deputy director of the State Property Fund of Vladimir Kovalevsky. As for the proportion of investors who can get access to this enterprise, the "too early to say yet. Such a significant enterprise requires special attention and special solutions. done everything to offer investors the best possible conditions."