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EU rules on foreign subsidies should exempt countries with robust controls, lawmaker Hansen says

By Tono Gil and Joanna Sopinska
  • 11 Jan 2022 09:38
  • 11 Jan 2022 09:38
Countries with state aid regimes comparable to the EU’s should be afforded an "advantage” under a draft law to tackle distortive foreign subsidies, the lawmaker leading work on the file in the European Parliament has said.

Christophe Hansen spoke to MLex after publishing a draft report last week in which h

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Tono Gil

Regulatory Reporter


Tono is a competition reporter for MLex in Brussels. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a trainee in the European Parliament and as a correspondent in Valencia and Buenos Aires for the Spanish news agency EFE. Tono holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Valencia and a master in Transmedia Journalism.

Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent


Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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