IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 07 Apr 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Financial grant

On 7 April 2014, the EuropeanCommission granted upon a request by the Polish government investment aid from the European RegionalDevelopment Fund to the Bridgestone Poznan Sp. z o.o. The investmentworth EUR 137 million will be used to bring to market a new generation of Run Flat Tires, as well as to enlarge the existingplant and create an R&D-unit in the city of Poznan, the capital ofthe Wielkopolskie Region.
 
The beneficiary company is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Europe which in turn is part of the Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation.
 
The aid received from EU's Fund will amount to EUR 23.66 million, whereas Poland will contribute another 4.18 million. The decision to grant the aid by Polish authorities was taken already on 10 November 2011, whereas the project was due on 31 December 2013.
 
A state measure in the GTAdatabase is assessed solely in terms of the extent to which itsimplementation affects the extent of discrimination against foreigncommercial interests. The subsidy here is provided to a producer of a tradeable good, altering the relative treatment of this firm compared to foreign rivals. On this metric, the state aid proposed here is discriminatory.

 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

361 Rubber tyres & tubes
4011 New pneumatic tyres, of rubber.
401110 Of a kind used on motor cars (including station wagons and racing cars)
401120 Of a kind used on buses or lorries
401140 Of a kind used on motorcycles
401150 Of a kind used on bicycles
401161 Of a kind used on agricultural or forestry vehicles and machines
401162 Of a kind used on construction or industrial handling vehicles and machines and having a rim size not exceeding 61 cm
401163 Of a kind used on construction or industrial handling vehicles and machines and having a rim size exceeding 61 cm
401192 Of a kind used on agricultural or forestry vehicles and machines
401193 Of a kind used on construction or industrial handling vehicles and machines and having a rim size not exceeding 61 cm
401194 Of a kind used on construction or industrial handling vehicles and machines and having a rim size exceeding 61 cm
401199 Other

Please report this page in case you detect an inaccuracy in its content.