Archive of state aid guidelines

The archive contains state aid guidelines that are no longer in force. They are still applicable for the assessment of aid measures which were implemented without the Authority's approval before the entry into force of the current rules.

 NameDate of adoptionAmendment #
Extension of the validity of the guidelines for Research and Development and Innovation (R&D&I) 29.1.201493
Extension of the validity of the guidelines for shipbuilding 29.1.2014 92
Extension of the validity of the guidelines on state aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty 28.11.201286
State aid guidelines for shipbuilding 1.2.201285

Criteria for an in-depth assessment of regional aidto large investment projects

24.3.201081
Application of state aid rules in relation to rapid deployment of broadband networks
3.2.201079
Extending the validity of the guidelines for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty 30.10.200973
Amendment to the temporary framework for state aid measures to support access to finance in the current financial and economic crisis
22.4.200969
The application of state aid rules to measures taken in relation to financial institutions in the context of the current global financial crisis
Temporary framework for state aid measures to support access to finance in the current financial and economic crisis
29.1.200968
State aid to cinematographic and other audio-visual works
17.12.200867
Extension of the validity of the guidelines for shipbuilding
8.10.200866
State aid for environmental protection 16.7.200865
Extension of the validity of the state aid guidelines on aid for environmental protection 19.12.200764
State aid for research and development and innovation
7.2.200762
Extension of the validity of the guidelines for aid for research and development 13.12.200661
Extension of the validity of the guidelines for shipbuilding 
29.11.200660
State aid to promote risk capital investment in small and medium-sized enterprises
25.10.200659
Amending and extending the validity of the guidelines for short-term export credit insurance 19.4.200658
Definition of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
19.4.2006
56
Chapter on setting the reference and discount rates 22.3.200655
Financing of airports and start up aid to airlines departing from regional airports
20.12.200554
State aid in the form of public service compensation 20.12.2005
53
Extending the validity of the guidelines for short-term export credit insurance 7.12.200552
Extending the validity of the guidelines on aid for Research and Development
30.11.200551
Re-enacting the guidelines on short-term export-credit insurance
17.6.200550
Deletion of the multisectoral framework on regional aid for large investment projects 15.12.200449
Aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty
1.12.200448
Deletion of Chapters 3-8 and 32-34 of the state aid guidelines 14.7.200447
The application of the state aid rules to public service broadcasting
23.4.200446
State aid to shipbuilding 17.3.200444
Multisectoral Framework on regional aid for large investment projects and proposal for appropriate measures
17.3.200443
Decision not to revise the guidelines on national regional aid 17.3.200442
Decision deleting the chapters on small and medium-sized enterprises, de minimis aid, training aid and employment aid 5.11.2003
40
Reference rates and discount rates and interest rates to be applied for the recovery of unlawful state aid
5.11.200339
Form for the submission of complaints concerning alleged unlawful state aid
5.11.200338
Rescue and restructuring aid and closure aid for the steel sector
18.12.200237
Multisectoral framework on regional aid for large investment projects
18.12.200236
Extending the validity of the rules on aid for research and development
26.7.200234
Extension of the validity of the rules on aid to the motor vehicle industry
28.11.2001
33
Extension of the validity of the rules on aid to the synthetic fibres industry
28.11.2001
32
Extension of the validity of the multisectoral framework on regional aid for large investment projects
28.11.200131
Short-term export-credit insurance 15.11.200130
State aid and risk capital 30.10.200129
Aid for environmental protection 23.5.200128
State guarantees 12.4.200027
Reference rate of interest
5.4.200026
Extension of the period of validity of the rules on aid to the synthetic fibres industry
1.3.200025
Extension of the period of validity of the rules on aid for environmental protection
16.2.200024
Cooperation between national courts and the EFTA Surveillance Authority in the field of state aid
16.2.200023
Aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty
Amendment to the rules on national regional aid
17.11.1999
22
Aid to shipbuilding granted as development assistance to a developing country
17.11.199921
State aid elements in sales of land and buildings by public authorities
30.6.199920
Application of the state aid rules to measures relating to direct business taxation 4.6.1999
19
Training aid 4.6.199918
Aid to the motor vehicle industry 4.6.199917
Extension of the period of validity of the rules on aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty
16.12.199816
Multisectoral framework on regional aid for large investment projects 4.11.199815 
National regional aid 4.11.199814
Short-term export-credit insurance 4.3.199813
Extension of the period of validity of the rules on aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty 17.12.199712
Aid to maritime transport 16.7.1997
11
Aid to SMEs 11.9.1996
10
The de minimis rule and its application
Amendment to the guidelines on aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty
15.5.1995
9
Aid for research and development 15.5.1996 
8
Aid to the synthetic fibres industry 6.3.1996
7
Procedural rules for unlawful aid
Aid to employment
Aid to the Aviation sector
Aid to shipbuilding granted as development assistance to a developing country
6.12.1995
6
Extending the period of validity for the rules for aid to the synthetic fibres industry 9.6.1995
5
Aid for rescuing and restructuring firms in difficulty 19.10.1994
4
Extending the period of validity for the rules for aid to the synthetic fibres industry 31.8.1994
3
Amendment to regional aid guidelines 20.7.1994
2
Amendment to guidelines on reference and discount rates 11.5.1994
1
Procedural and substantive rules in the field of state aid 19.1.1994
 





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