The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine (PGO) has found that the receivables of suppliers to the Defense Ministry increased by UAH 2.4 billion, or US$93.4 million, in 2016, having reached a record UAH 6.1 billion, or $237.4 million, according to DT.UA online news portal.
Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko provided the relevant data in his letter to Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman sent in mid-July, DT.UA reports.
It is noted that the debt accounted for 11% of annual funding, while the overdue debt reached UAH 755 million, or $29.4 million.
National Bank transfers another UAH 5 bln of profit to budgetThe receivables of enterprises of Ukraine's state-run Ukroboronprom Concern to the Defense Ministry are estimated at UAH 1.6 billion ($62.3 million), whereas overdue debts total UAH 335 million ($13 million).
According to the results of inspections carried out by Ukroboronprom's internal security service, 25 CEOs of the state-run enterprises have been dismissed.