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WIFO Promotes Expansion of the State Holding

Published: February 5, 2011; 12:42 · (Vindobona)

The Director of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research wants to concentrate all Austrian state-owned enterprises in the ÖIAG.

WIFO Promotes Expansion of the State Holding / Picture: © WIFO Wirtschaftsforschungsinstitut

The state holding company ÖIAG continues being a political issue after the appointment of the new Board. Markus Beyrer, the new Chairman, has presented no plans so far. Beyrer is close to the ÖVP and regarded as an advocate for privatization.

Only yesterday, a study was made known according to which the potential privatization of Austrian companies in state (co-) ownership…

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