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Name of legal entity Country Overall project value (EUR) No of staff provided Name of client Origin of funding Dates (start/end) Name of partners
European Agency for Reconstruction, Invest Macedonia, Ministry of Economy Croatia 26.000 A: 30 MD B: 100 % European Agency for Reconstruction, Invest Macedonia, Ministry of Economy PHARE 01.01.2008 - 01.09.2008 Available upon request

AREA OF COOPERATION: STUDY: ANALYSIS OF COMPETITIVENESS AND STATE AID IN THE SECTORS OF TEXTILE AND AUTOMOTIVE - PARTS

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

Global objective

The global objective is to support the European Commission with expert opinions furthering the ongoing dialogue with the Croatian government with a view of accession to the European Union.

Specific objective(s)

The objective of the Framework Contract is to provide the European Commission with short-term technical assistance in order to gain a better understanding of the situation in the textile and automotive part- sectors in Croatia, in particular in relation to state aid.

TYPE OF SERVICES PROVIDED

The following activities have been completed:

  • Overview of the sectors (number of firms, employees, regional diversity, main trade and competitiveness ) including (if available) ownership structures and loss/profit;
  • Clear table of  past and existing state aid to the sectors;
  • Clear picture of planned aid (type of aid and amounts);
  • Analysis and conclusions relating to the industrial structure, the competitiveness of the sectors and the planned state aid using European companies and policies in the two sectors as benchmarks;

Provided outputs

  • Overview plan with a proposed outline of the study presented and approved by the ECD discussed within the first week of implementation;
  • Draft study  presented to the ECD (in paper and electronically);
  • Final draft study presented to stakeholders in Croatia allowing for questions and comments;
  • 2ond draft study presented to EC colleagues in Brussels;
  • Final draft study presented and approved by ECD.