Sunday 22 January 2017

Selling the silver

Published 06/10/2011 | 05:00

•The possibility of the privatisation of our state assets is being bandied about by the EU/IMF troika and our Government and involves selling shares in state companies.

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The difficulty arises when the realisation dawns that these assets generally represent monopolies in their respective industries.

The effects on the consumer would be as numerous as they'd be devastating.

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