Tag: Holland

Commission approves €25 million Dutch subsidized loans scheme to support small and micro companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €25 million Dutch subsidized loans scheme to support small and micro companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 9, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €25 million Dutch scheme providing subsidized interest rates for loans to small and micro companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The scheme will be managed by Qredits, a non-profit microcredit provider.The measure aims at ensuring access to liquidity for […]

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Commission approves €160 million Dutch scheme to compensate companies that offer special transport services which suffered due to #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €160 million Dutch scheme to compensate companies that offer special transport services which suffered due to #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 1, 2020

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a €160 million Dutch scheme to compensate companies offering special transport services for specific groups such as children and elderly persons who are not able to take regular public transport to go to school or to certain social activities. In the Netherlands these special transport […]

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Commission approves €1.4 billion Dutch scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €1.4 billion Dutch scheme to support small and medium-sized enterprises affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| June 30, 2020

The European Commission has approved a Dutch scheme, with an estimated budget of €1.4 billion, to support 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. The public support will take […]

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Commission approves compensation for early closure of coal fired power plant in the Netherlands

Commission approves compensation for early closure of coal fired power plant in the Netherlands

| May 13, 2020

The European Commission has concluded that the compensation of €52.5 million granted to coal-fired power plant Hemweg (pictured) by the Netherlands for the early closure imposed on the plant is in line with EU state aid rules. The measure will contribute to reducing CO2 without unduly distorting competition in the EU’s Single Market. On 11 December […]

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Commission approves €650 million Dutch scheme to compensate companies in the floriculture, specialty horticulture and potato sectors for damage caused by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €650 million Dutch scheme to compensate companies in the floriculture, specialty horticulture and potato sectors for damage caused by #Coronavirus outbreak

| May 12, 2020

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. Under the scheme, these operators will be entitled […]

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Dutch to begin easing #Coronavirus lockdown measures next week, government says

Dutch to begin easing #Coronavirus lockdown measures next week, government says

| May 7, 2020

The Netherlands has joined several European countries in announcing the easing of its coronavirus lockdown, outlining a four-month plan to phase out social restrictions if the virus remains under control, write Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling. The lifting of measures will begin next week and will be expanded in stages through 1 September, Dutch Prime […]

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

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

| April 26, 2020

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

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