Commission prolongs EU State aid rules and launches evaluation

Series Details IP/19/182
Publication Date 07/01/2019
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The European Commission announced on 7 January 2019 the intention to prolong for two years a group of seven sets of State aid rules. It also launched an assessment of those rules and of other State aid rules.

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Since May 2012, the Commission implemented a major reform of EU State aid rules, the State Aid Modernisation. A number of the State aid rules adopted as part of this reform were due to expire by the end of 2020. The intention was therefore announced to prolong the following for a further two years:

A 'fitness check' was also launched by the Commission to assess whether to further prolong them or possibly update them in the future. The assessment would also consider those rules without expiry date.

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