Heavy Dispute Over ÖIAG

People ♦ Published: June 21, 2012; 15:25 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Minister of Finance plans to incorporate the publicly held stakes in ÖBB, Asfinag and Verbund into ÖIAG. The coalition partner SPÖ and Reinhold Mitterlehner oppose to this attempt.

Heavy Dispute Over ÖIAG / Picture: © Österreichische Industrieholding AG (ÖIAG)

In contrast to the coalition partner SPÖ, Finance Minister Fekter does not want to dissolve the Austrian Industrial Holding ÖIAG. „As long as I am in charge of the Minister of Finance, there will be no liquidation of ÖIAG.“ Fekter emphasizes.

„I think, ÖIAG should be upgraded.“ Fekter says. Austrian Railways, the highway funding company Asfinag and the energy company…