Commission approves 2022-2027 regional State aid map for Estonia
The European Commission has approved today Estonia's map for granting regional aid from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2027, within the framework of the revised Regional aid Guidelines (RAG).
Estonia's regional aid map defines the eligible regions for regional investment aid. The map also establishes the maximum aid intensities in the eligible regions. In this sense, Estonia no longer qualifies as an ‘a' area in view of its positive economic development, but its whole territory is now considered as a pre-defined region under Article 107(3)(c) TFEU (so-called ‘c' area). Therefore, under the revised RAG, regions covering 100% of the population of Estonia will be eligible for regional investment aid.
The revised RAG, which were