The EU Commission decides that an incompatible aid was granted by the Estonian ministry of rural affairs to a private company that produced milk, meat and cereals (AS Tartu Agro)

Lease Contracts and Competitive Selection* Introduction After receiving a complaint, the Commission opened a formal investigation into alleged State aid granted by the Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs to AS Tartu Agro, a private limited company, which produced milk, meat and cereals. According to the complaint, the Ministry had granted unlawful State aid to AS Tartu Agro by renting to it through a lease contract agricultural land in the region of Tartumaa at rates which were below market level. The Commission concluded the investigation by adopting decision 2021/104 in which it concluded that incompatible aid had been granted even though AS Tartu Agro was selected on the basis of a procurement procedure. [1] According to the decision, “(15) the lease contract with AS Tartu Agro

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

Quotation

Phedon Nicolaides, The EU Commission decides that an incompatible aid was granted by the Estonian ministry of rural affairs to a private company that produced milk, meat and cereals (AS Tartu Agro), 24 January 2021, e-Competitions January 2021, Art. N° 100165

Visites 297

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues