Negotiations are underway with American and Russian banks for project financing
PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” in the first half of 2018 expects to lease from 20 to 30 locomotives from the American “giants” of the industry General Electric.
This was told by the financial Director of “Ukrzaliznytsia” Andrey Ryazantsev.
“Now we are negotiating with General Electric on the acquisition of the lease from 20 to 30 locomotives in the first half of 2018, if we manage quickly to coordinate,” said the Treasurer.
He noted that the first locomotives that will be leased will be used to strengthen the rolling stock on the station Kamysh-Zorya-Volnovakha.
According to Ryazantsev, now, negotiations are continuing with a number of American and Russian banks for project financing.
“In addition, this component is not only us two cooperations, it still needs to be additional Bank or leasing organization, which it will Finance. We met in the States with Ex-Im Bank (Export-import Bank of the United States — ed.) and OPIC (overseas private investment Corporation — ed.) and here (in Ukraine — ed.) with several banks,” said financial Director.
“Today we are in the negotiation stage, but I think it will not be an obstacle for us to achieve harmonization as quickly as possible. And yet the first half — the actual terms for the acquisition of locomotives in leasing,” he said.
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Ryazantsev said that the visit of representatives of the General Elcetric company to be held in early October.
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