The EU General Court examines several measures in favour of postal services that are classified as services of general economic interest (ITD / Brancheorganisation / Danske Fragtmænd)

Compensation for Universal Service Provision* Introduction The rules on State aid for services of general economic interest [SGEI] are very generous because they allow both investment and operating aid. Yet, it is not easy to comply with those rules because the calculation of the compensation for the net extra costs of the SGEI is a difficult and tricky task. On 5 May 2021, the General Court, in case T‑561/18, ITD, Brancheorganisation for den danske vejgodstransport & Danske Fragtmænd v European Commission, had to examine several measures in favour of Post Danmark which is required to supply of postal services that are classified as SGEI. [1] ITD is a trade association of transport companies. Danske Fragtmænd is active in the transportation of goods and parcel distribution

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Phedon Nicolaides, The EU General Court examines several measures in favour of postal services that are classified as services of general economic interest (ITD / Brancheorganisation / Danske Fragtmænd), 5 May 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 100823

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