ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Feb 2012

In February 2012, the government of Poland announced a change in private-sector financial support.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



List of beneficiaries of European Funds in Poland for the years 2007-2013 (in Polish):
http://www.funduszeeuropejskie.gov.pl/NaborWnioskow/listabeneficjentow/Strony/Lista_beneficjentow_FE_310312.aspx

Press release on 30.9.2011 from Koksownia Czestochowa Nowa (in Polish):
http://www.koksownianowa.pl/aktualnosci.html


Inception date: 28 Feb 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Financial grant

On 29 February 2012, Polish authorities decided to grant investment aid to the coke plant Koksownia Czestochowa Nowa. The aid worth EUR 11.48 million (PLN 48.06 million) was used to build a new coke battery in Czestochowa, the Slaskie region.
 
The beneficiary has been part of the ironworks Zaklady ISD Huta Czestochowa until 2013. Since then, it is an independent company specialising in coke, coal-related products and coke oven gas.
 
Most of the aid originated from EU's Operational Fund Innovative Economy and amounted to EUR 9.75 million (PLN 40.85 million), whereas the remaining 1.73 million were financed by Poland. The project cost in total EUR 46.93 million (PLN 196.57 million) and was due on 30 September 2011.
 
A state measure in the GTA database is assessed solely in terms of the extent to which its implementation affects the extent of discrimination against foreign commercial interests. On this metric, the state aid proposed here is discriminatory.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS