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State aid: EU Commission approves €2 million Dutch rescue aid to the ice skating arena Thialf

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Dutch plans to grant a temporary €2 million loan to Thialf OG B.V., a public ice skating facility located in Heerenven (Friesland region), which is currently experiencing financial difficulties. These difficulties are linked to insufficient revenues from visitors and pre-date the coronavirus outbreak. EU State […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €713 million Dutch guarantee scheme to support SMEs affected by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €713 million Dutch aid scheme to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The measure was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April and 8 May 2020. The support will take […]

State aid: EU Commission approves Dutch guarantee scheme to stabilise trade credit insurance market in coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Dutch guarantee scheme to support the trade credit insurance market in face of the coronavirus outbreak. Trade credit insurance protects companies supplying goods and services against the risk of nonpayment by their clients. Given the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the risk of […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €650 million Dutch scheme to compensate companies in the floriculture, specialty horticulture and potato sectors for damage caused by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found a €650 million Dutch scheme that compensates companies in the floriculture, specialty horticulture and potato sectors for the loss of revenue or additional costs related to the collapse in demand for their products to be in line with EU State aid rules. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €100 million Dutch subsidised loan scheme to support SMEs affected by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €100 million Dutch State aid scheme to support small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in […]

Coronavirus: EU coordinates assistance to alleviate stock shortages on Dutch Caribbean islands

Following a request for assistance via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the EU is coordinating the delivery of assistance to six Dutch Caribbean Islands. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, said: “The coronavirus pandemic has affected the whole of Europe and beyond. Thanks to the offer from the […]

State aid: EU Commission approves Dutch guarantee scheme of up to €10 billion to support the economy in context of coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a Dutch loan guarantee scheme of up to €10 billion to support the Dutch economy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, […]