State aid e-news, 11 July 2008

11.7.2008

1. Decisions of the EFTA Surveillance Authority

Country

Title/Links to documents

Case number

Objective

Decision date


Newly adopted decisions

Norway

EFTA Surveillance Authority decision to authorise a change to the Norwegian tax refund scheme for seafarers

Press release:
PR(08)42

64967

Maritime transport

09.07.2008


Public versions of decisions made available

Norway

EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision to open the formal investigation procedure against Norway regarding the notified scheme of regional aid for the transportation of round wood

Decision:
358/08/COL

64879

Regional aid

11.06.2008

Iceland

EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision of 28 May 2008 on aid granted in favour of Sementsverksmiðjan hf.

Decision:
329/08/COL

56694

Rescue and restructuring

28.05.2008


Decisions published in the OJ

Norway

EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision to open the formal investigation procedure against Norway regarding the tax exemption from the Norwegian CO2 tax on gas for gas and LPG used for purposes other than the heating of buildings.

Deadline for comments*
14.07.2008

en de
OJ C146 of 12.06.2008

is no
EEA Supplement No 32 of 12.06.2008

Full decision in English:
597/07/COL

63913

Environmental aid

23.11.2007

Norway

EFTA Surveillance Authority decision not to raise objections against the notified measure for investment support in favour of Celsa Ameringsstål to reduce mercury emissions

en de
OJ C175 of 10.07.2008

is no
EEA Supplement No 41 of 10.07.2008

Full decision in English:
602/07/COL

62777

 

Environmental aid

28.11.2007

* Where the last day of the public comments period falls on a public holiday in a Member State the deadline for comments of parties residing in that Member State ends on the following working day.

2. State Aid Guidelines

Title/Links to documents

Decision

Date


none

 

 

3. Block exemption

Information sheets published in the OJ

Country

Title/Links to documents

Norway

Aid to SME 3/07 - Individual aid to Unodrill A/S

en de
OJ C175 of 10.07.2008

is no
EEA Supplement No 41 of 10.07.2008

Norway

Training aid 1/08 - Nordland/Salten

en de
OJ C175 of 10.07.2008

is no
EEA Supplement No 41 of 10.07.2008

Norway

Aid to SME 4/07 – Nordland fylkeskommune

en de
OJ C175 of 10.07.2008

is no
EEA Supplement No 41 of 10.07.2008

4. EFTA Court

none

5. Other EEA points of interest

none




Other EEA Institutions


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