Land Development without State Aid* Main points Activities which are part of the performance of public duties are non-economic in nature [e.g. spatial development]. Public funding of these activities does not constitute State aid. The transfer of resources from one level of government to another is transfer between public authorities and does not constitute State aid. Competitive selected developers obtain no advantage. Purchasers of subsidised assets who pay market prices obtain no advantage. Introduction This article examines Commission Decision SA.36346 concerning a land development scheme for industrial and commercial use in Germany. The case is interesting because the Commission concluded that this land development scheme did not involve State aid. The developers in question
The EU Commission deems that the land development scheme for industrial and commercial use in Germany did not encompass any advantage as the purchasers of subsidised assets paid the market price
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