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Factsheet for measure GR-2022-6/3099 – measures in Greece
|Country||Greece , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 01 February 2022 – 20 January 2023|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Other initiatives or policies|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Direct subsidies (full or partial)
|Author||Penny Georgiadou (INE GSEE)|
|Measure added||20 February 2023 (updated 22 March 2023)|
Russia's war against Ukraine, the sanctions imposed by the EU and its international partners and the countermeasures taken, have created significant economic uncertainties, disrupted trade flows and affected many industries. One of the sectors strongly affected was the fur and related products sector, because the Russian market is the main export destination.
The aim of the emergency grant is to cover future operating costs and purchases of raw materials in order to ensure part of the liquidity required for the continuation of economic activities and the operation of businesses, indirectly supporting also the preservation of jobs. According to the requirements of the programme of the emergency grant to fur and related companies affected by the war situation in Ukraine and international sanctions against Russia:
Τhe projected budget is €20 million.
The deadline for applications is from 12 October 2022 to 20 January 2023.
No information available.
|Does not apply to workers||
Sector specific set of companies
||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
There is no any involvement of social partners.
There are no social partner's reactions to the measure.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|C - Manufacturing||C15 Manufacture of leather and related products|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2023), Extraordinary grant for fur companies, measure GR-2022-6/3099 (measures in Greece), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/GR-2022-6_3099.html
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