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Commission approves Croatian plans enabling €197 million of investments to extend #IstrianY motorway

Commission approves Croatian plans enabling €197 million of investments to extend #IstrianY motorway

| August 10, 2020

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a Croatian plan to prolong the Istrian Y motorway concession agreement between Croatia and the company Bina-Istra. This will allow €197 million of new investments by the concession operator to go ahead, while limiting distortions of competition. The Istrian Y motorway is a 145-kilometre long […]

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#Coronavirus response: EU dispatches additional #RescEU masks to Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia 

#Coronavirus response: EU dispatches additional #RescEU masks to Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia 

| August 10, 2020

More batches of FFP2 and FFP3 protective masks have been distributed to Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia from rescEU – the common European reserve of medical equipment set up this year to help countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic. “We are delivering more masks from the rescEU reserve of medical equipment to help the national […]

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Commission approves €80 million Croatian loan guarantee scheme for companies in the maritime, transport, travel and infrastructure sectors affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €80 million Croatian loan guarantee scheme for companies in the maritime, transport, travel and infrastructure sectors affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 1, 2020

The European Commission has approved an approximately €80 million (HRK 600m) Croatian scheme to support enterprises active in the maritime, transport, travel, infrastructure and related sectors that have been severely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme, comprising two measures, was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The support will take the form of […]

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Commission approves support scheme for energy-intensive companies in #Croatia

Commission approves support scheme for energy-intensive companies in #Croatia

| June 9, 2020

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, a Croatian scheme that grants reductions to energy-intensive companies on a surcharge to finance support for renewable electricity production. Croatian support for renewable energy is at present financed through contributions from electricity consumers, based on their consumption. The scheme, which will apply until 31 December […]

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EU citizens want more competences for the EU to deal with crises like #COVID-19

EU citizens want more competences for the EU to deal with crises like #COVID-19

| May 28, 2020

EU in action: medical equipment from RescEU reserve being delivered to Spain in May 2020. ©EU/A.P.E.  In a new survey commissioned by the European Parliament, a majority (58%) state they have experienced financial difficulties since the start of the crisis. Conducted at the end of April 2020, nearly seven out of ten respondents (69%) want […]

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Commission approves €322 million Croatian loan guarantees and subsidised loans scheme for micro, small and medium-sized companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €322 million Croatian loan guarantees and subsidised loans scheme for micro, small and medium-sized companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| May 14, 2020

The European Commission has approved an approximately €322 million (HRK 2.450m) Croatian scheme for loan guarantees and subsidised loans to micro companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) 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 and 8 May 2020. […]

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Fascism and anti-#Serb sentiments in #Croatia

Fascism and anti-#Serb sentiments in #Croatia

| May 11, 2020

  On 1 May 2020, Croatia’s president Zoran Milanovic left a state ceremony celebrating the 25th anniversary of the reconquest of territories held by rebel Serbs for four years in protest of a Nazi-era salute – writes Willy Fautré, director of Human Rights Without Frontiers The president’s reaction was prompted by a war veteran who […]

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