Ukraine’s President called on Thursday for anti-corruption bodies to investigate how the country’s leading agriculture company MHP SE received substantial subsidies from the state budget.
MHP is Ukraine’s major poultry producer, supplying around 35% of the chicken consumed annually in the country.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy told an anti-corruption meeting that MHP had received around 2.5 billion hryvnias (around $97 million) in subsidies from the state budget in 2017-2018.
“In fact, it does not need state support, having excess profit,” Zelenskiy said. “It annually pays huge dividends to its shareholders.”
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