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Italy: Investment support for the steel products manufacturer Arvedi

Measure #11187 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 22 May 2015 ▲

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On 22 May 2015, the European Investment Bank initiated the Arvedi Modernisation Programme as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).  

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Italy: Bail out to steel producer Ilva

Measure #11186 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 21 Oct 2015 ▲

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On 20 January 2016, the European Commission announced in a press release that it had initiated an investigation into the state aid provided by Italy to its bankrupt steel producer Ilva in Taranto, where the  EU's largest steel plant is locate

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UK: New procurement guidelines to promote British steel

Measure #11183 | Published 21 Mar 2016 | Inception 3 Nov 2015 ▲

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 On 3 November 2015, the UK government announced in a press release that it had sent out a Procurement Policy Notice on steel to all government departments informing them of updated selection criteria.  

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Japan: JBIC signs USD 111 million loan agreement to support the Japanese steel industry’s overseas business activities

Measure #11162 | Published 17 Mar 2016 | Inception 22 Feb 2016 ▲

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On 22 February 2016, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed a USD 111 million overseas investment loan agreement with Al Gharbia Pipe Company LLC (AGPC) from the United Arab Emirates.

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Poland: Bail out of the Coal Company

Measure #11158 | Published 16 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 15 March 2016, three Polish state-owned energy companies PGE, Energa and PGNiG agreed to provide 1.5 billion PLN (ca. 350 million EUR) to the Polish Mining Company (henceforth: PGG).

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Argentina: A reduction of export taxes for all minerals and manufactured products

Measure #11153 | Published 15 Mar 2016 | Inception 21 Dec 2015 ▲

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Argentina by means of Decree No. 160/2015,  announced the total removal of export taxes for all mineral and manufactured products.

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Kazakhstan: Development Bank of Kazakhstan financed export operations of Kazakhstan-based Arcelor Mittal and Glencore international subsidiaries

Measure #11135 | Published 14 Mar 2016 | Inception 3 Sep 2015 ▲

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 According to a press report dated 3 September 2015, the Development Bank of Kazakhstan undertook the financing of export operations of Arcelor Mittal Temirtau JSC (part of the ArcelorMittal group) and Kazzinc LLP (part of Glencore Internatio

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Italy: Export credit guarantee for car producer Tofas in Turkey

Measure #11116 | Published 10 Mar 2016 | Inception 3 Sep 2015 ▲

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On 3 September 2015, the Italian Eximbank SACE announced in a press release that it would guarantee an export credit worth 200 million EUR for the purchase of parts from the Italian company FCA by Turkish car manufacturer Tofas.

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Russian Federation: EXIAR insurance coverage for exports of Russian mineral fertilisers

Measure #11103 | Published 8 Mar 2016 | Inception 4 Dec 2015 ▲

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According to a press report dated 4 December 2015 of the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR), it provided insurance coverage for exports of Russian fertilisers.

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Russian Federation: VAT-exempted imports of technology equipment

Measure #11102 | Published 8 Mar 2016 | Inception 1 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 1 March 2016 the Government of the Russian Federation approved exemptions from import VAT payments concerning certain technological equipment without local analogues (Decree No. 156).

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