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Competition Policy

Targeted consultation to stakeholders on the De minimis Regulation

Policy field

Competition: State aid


Target group

Companies, organisations and citizens are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from the stakeholders (such as actual or potential recipients of de minimis aid and their competitors).


Consultation period

From 24.05.2019 to 31.07.2019


Objective of the consultation

In January 2019, the European Commission announced its intention to prolong seven sets of State aid rules for a period of two years and launched a comprehensive policy evaluation in the area of State aid (“Fitness Check”). Part of this exercise is the evaluation of the State aid rules concerning the Commission Regulation (EU) No 1407/2013 of 18 December 2013 on the application of Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to de minimis aid (“De minimis Regulation”).

In this context, the objective of the consultation is to gather stakeholders’ views on the implementation of the De minimis Regulation.


How to submit your contribution

We welcome contributions from companies, organisations and citizens. The consultation can be answered under the following link:

Consultation on the review of the De minimis Regulation

Please note that we cannot guarantee to take account of replies received after the deadline.


Reference documents


Reason why the consultation period is less than 12 weeks

The consultation period is less than 12 weeks in order to align with the parallel general public consultation on the Fitness Check of the State aid rules.


Contact details

Directorate-General for Competition, Unit 03
Please always indicate the reference number in your correspondence: Ref.: HT.5647

COMP-CONSULTATION-DE-MINIMISatec [dot] europa [dot] eu (COMP-CONSULTATION-DE-MINIMIS[at]ec[dot]europa[dot]eu)

Postal address:
European Commission
Directorate-General for Competition
Ref.: HT 5647
State aid registry
1049 Bruxelles/Brussel



Contributions an position papers (zip-file)