ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Dec 2014In December 2014, the European Commission announced a change in private-sector financial support.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
EC regulation 1371/2014
EC regulation 1369/2015
EC regulation 2016/921:
On 19 December 2014, the European Commission announced regulation 1371/2014 amending provisions noted in 1031/2014 on a compensation scheme for perishable fruits and vegetables (cf. Related Measure).
The amendment added lemons (HS code 080530) to the list of fruits covered by the scheme and extended the entire programme until end of June 2015.
The regulation came into force on 20 December 2014.
On 8 August 2015, the EC announced in regulation 1369/2015 it would prolong the scheme for another year.
On 10 June 2016, the EC announced in a press release as well as in regulation 2016/921 the prolongation of the scheme until June 2017.
On 18 July 2016, the EC announced in a press release that it would update this compensation scheme to allow for withdrawals by producer organizations (cf. Related Measures).
The GTA includes state guarantees and other financial incentives that are likely to affect the restructuring and performance of firms facing international competition, whether from imports, in export markets, and from foreign subsidiaries.