Case ECS-04/19: Kosovo* / State aid

summary of the case

status: opened under Article 91
registered: upon complaint 10.05.2019




The subject matter of this case is the contractual framework of the Kosova e Re project. The Secretariat preliminarily concluded that several measures contain elements of State aid which have not been notified nor assessed by the competent State aid authority.

Article 18(1)(c) of the Treaty contains a prohibition of State aid which according to Article 19 of the Treaty also applies to public undertakings and undertakings, to which special or exclusive rights have been granted. These provisions, together with Article 6 of the Treaty, require the Contracting Parties to introduce a corresponding prohibition of State aid into their national legal systems and ensure its enforcement.