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State aid: EU Commission approves €199.45 million Italian support to compensate Alitalia for damages suffered due to coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found Italian €199.45 million support in favour of Alitalia to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measure aims at compensating the airline for the damages suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This measure will enable Italy to compensate […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €12 million Italian scheme to support companies active in the agricultural sector affected by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €12 million Italian scheme to support companies active in the agricultural sector affected by 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 and 8 May 2020. The support will take […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €9 billion Italian “umbrella” scheme to support economy in coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €9 billion Italian “umbrella” scheme to support the Italian 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 and 8 May 2020. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €9 million Italian State aid to promote shift of freight transport from road to rail in Genoa following collapse of Morandi bridge

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Italian aid measures to encourage the shift of freight transport from road to rail in the area of the port of the city of Genoa. The road and rail infrastructure from and to the port was severely impacted by the collapse of the Morandi bridge […]

Italy Food hygiene COVID-19 and food safety usefull links – States recommendations

STATES RECOMMENDATIONS http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioFaqNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=italiano&id=228#4 ECDC https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/novel-coronavirus-china/questions-answers EFSA https://www.efsa.europa.eu/fr/news/coronavirus-no-evidence-food-source-or-transmission-route EUROPEAN COMMISSIONDIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETYCrisis management in food, animals and plants Food hygiene COVID-19 and food safety

Coronavirus: EU Commission receives first preliminary application for support from the EU Solidarity Fund for health emergency from Italy

The European Commission received its first preliminary application for financial support from the EU Solidarity Fund from Italy to address the coronavirus outbreak and its effects. Italy is expected to submit further details in the weeks to come. Since 1 April 2020, following the Commission’s proposal for a Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative, EU Member States […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €50 million Italian subsidised loans scheme to support agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors affected by coronavirus outbreak in Friuli Venezia Giulia region

The European Commission has approved a €50 million Italian scheme to support the agricultural, forestry and fishery sectors in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region 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. […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €100 million Italian guarantee scheme to support SMEs in the agriculture, forestry, fishery and aquaculture sectors affected by the coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €100 million Italian State aid scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agricultural, forestry, fishery and aquaculture sectors 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 […]

Coronavirus: EU Medical Corps deployed to Italy

A team of European doctors and nurses from Romania and Norway, deployed through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, is being immediately dispatched to Milan and Bergamo to help Italian medical staff working to battle the coronavirus. Austria has also offered over 3,000 litres of disinfectant to Italy via the Mechanism. The Commission will coordinate and […]

Coronavirus: Chinese aid to the EU delivered to Italy

The EU has put international cooperation at the forefront of its response to the Coronavirus. Following an agreement reached between President von der Leyen and Premier Li Keqiang last month, a donation of protective equipment from China to the European Union has now arrived in Rome, Italy. “We are grateful for China’s support and, as […]