Ukraine is to build four toll roads. In particular, Ministry of Infrastructure is developing projects for four roads that will work on concession terms, namely Lviv-Stryi, Kyiv-Bila Tserkva, Lviv-Ternopil, and Lviv-Krakovets, along with projects of ports, airports and train stations.
“We, together with the World Bank, have already begun preparations for the concession of roads. We have initiated a pre-feasibility study of the concession of the Lviv-Ternopil, Lviv-Stryi, Kyiv-Bila Tserkva, Lviv-Krakovets roads, as well as the ring road around Kyiv,” Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krykliy said during the First Investment Forum in Mariupol.
He also announced that four ports would work on concession terms.
“We already have two concession projects for the ports of Olvia and Kherson. Also, next year we are ready to offer concession projects for the ports of Odesa, Mariupol, Berdyansk, as well as a ferry complex at the port of Chornomorsk,” he said.
In addition, according to Krykliy, the ministry began preparing airport concession projects.
“We jointly with the International Finance Corporation have initiated concession projects for the airports of Kherson, Chernivtsi, Zaporizhia, and the “Cargo” terminal at Bila Tserkva Airport,” he said.
He also announced that concession projects for railway stations were in the pipeline.
“We are ready to submit concession projects in Kharkiv, Dnipro, Khmelnytsky, Mykolaiv, and Chop. It will be done next year,” he said. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)