Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine wants to exclude the Ukrainian oligarchs from the large-scale privatization process scheduled for 2016, UNIAN reports citing Aivaras Abromavicius, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, as saying at the round table on the reform of state-owned enterprises.

According to the Minister, the key objectives of privatization are the attraction of foreign strategic investors who will introduce a new quality of corporate management and create a new quality of competitive environment for Ukrainian business, as well as prevention of Russian investors and oligarchs from entering the auction.