Commission to open investigation into Propapier aid

The aid granted to the company might distort competition


The European Commission has opened today an investigation to reassess the annulment of its 2008 decision regarding the authorization of a regional investment aid granted by Germany to Propapier for the construction of a paper mill.

Propapier is a large enterprise belonging to Progroup AG, that specializes in the production and sale of corrugated case material and corrugated board.

In 2008, Germany granted €43.4 million of public financing to the company for the implementation of ...


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