Chain Contract Between The Ministry Of Agriculture And Forestry And Floricultural Sector. ' Agricolealimentari ' (Resolution 59/2014).

Original Language Title: Contratto di filiera tra il Ministero delle politiche agricolealimentari e forestali e «Filiera Florovivaistica». (Delibera n.59/2014).

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The INTERMINISTERIAL COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC PLANNING Saw the art. 66, paragraph 1, of law December 27, 2002, n. 289 (legge finanziaria 2003) establishing national chain contracts, in order to encourage the integration of agricultural and agri-food system chain and strengthening of agricultural districts under-utilised areas, leaving to the Ministry of agriculture and forestry criteria, methods and procedures for the implementation of initiatives; Having regard to act December 30, 2004, n. 311 (legge finanziaria 2005) and subsequent amendments and additions which, under art. 1, paragraph 354, provides for the establishment, at the separate administration of Cassa depositi e prestiti, the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (IRF); Visto l'art. 1 February 3, 2011, law # 4, which replaces paragraph 1 of art. 66 of that Act No. 289/2002 on the extension of contracts for the supply chain and district levels throughout the country; Visto l'art. January 24, 2012, 63 of Decree-Law n. 1 March 24, 2012, converted, with amendments, by law, no. 27 on "Activate new unit; Having regard to the Community guidelines for State aid in the agriculture and forestry 2007-2013 (O.j. # 1 of December 27, 2006/C319); Having regard to the European Commission decision C (2008) 7843 December 10, 2008 with which it was authorised State aid N 379/2008, sectoral agreements and arrangements of the district; Having regard to the European Commission decision C (2013) 9321 of approval of aid SA December 18, 2013. 26307 extending the predicted state aid N 379/2008 to June 30, 2014; Having regard to the European Commission decision C (2014) final approval of the aid of June 20, 2014 SA 4213. 38790 (2014/N) extending further the afore mentioned State aid N 379/2008 to June 30, 2015; Having regard to the resolution of this Committee July 15, 2005, # 76 (O.j. n. 193/2006) on the mode of operation of the "revolving fund for the support of business and investment in research"; Having regard to the resolution of this Committee December 22, 2006, # 167 (O.j. n. 100/2007) with which it was allocated the amount of 3,220 million euros, with a quota of 300 million euros at the Ministry of agricultural food and forestry policies to finance the "agri-food agreements-district-agricultural program, reparcelling operations"; Having regard to the resolution of this Committee November 18, 2010, # 101 (Official Gazette No. 195/2011) with which the said quota of 300 million allocated to the agricultural sector was divided into 100 million for reparcelling (already used), 100 million for reparcelling and 100 million euros to boot sector and district contracts; Having regard to the resolution of this Committee December 17, 2013, # 98 (O.j. n. 93/2014) with which the aforementioned share of 300 million euros attributed to agriculture and was reworked: 100 million euros for the reparcelling (already used); 85,951,001.75 euros for reparcelling operations in implementation of the new aid scheme n. XA259/09 expiring on December 31, 2013; 114,048,998.25 euros for the financing of the sectoral agreements and district; Having regard to the resolution of this Committee, approved in this session, preparatory to the next financing of sectoral agreements, with which, in accordance with art. 1, paragraph 355 of law No 311/2004, has been awarded the amount of 40 million euros to the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry 30% share of the resources of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (FRI), resulting from the first survey under art. April 26, 2013 7 of the Decree of the Ministry of economy and finance; Given that the present financial framework of resources available to the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry, under the SUN for the financing of new contracts, amounts to 66,309,334.86, of which 26,309,334.86 euro euro 114,048,998.25 assignment which included the previous residual object of that resolution No. 98/2013 and 40,000,000.00 euros which deliberate reassignment by the Committee in the meeting today; Having regard to the order of the Minister of agriculture, food and forestry, together with the Ministers of economy and finance and economic development, November 22, 2007 (O.j. # 42/2008), laying down conditions for access to financing of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research, which provides in particular, art. 9, paragraph 6, the presentation in the sector and district contracts CIPE for their approval and funding, pursuant to art. 10, paragraph 3; Having regard to the order of the Minister of agriculture, food and forestry of April 21, 2008 (Official Gazette No. 149/2008) laying down conditions of access to funding of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research as amended by the Decree of the Minister of agriculture, food and forestry of February 17, 2009 (O.j. n. 114/2009); Having regard to the Decree of the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry, Department of agriculture, food and fisheries policies competitive quality # 542 of December 19, 2012 bearing-according to art. 63 of Decree-Law n. 1/2012, converted, with amendments, by law No 27/2012-the method of payment of principal and interest of loans granted indentations, on behalf of the Ministry, agri-food Development Institute (ISA) S.p.A., for loans of sectoral and district contracts under art. 1 of law No 4/2011; Having regard to the subsequent Decree competitive agri-food quality policy Department and Fisheries Department # 901 of May 31, 2013, departmental Decree invoked editing # 542/2012; Having regard to the Decree of the Ministry of economy and Finance of April 26, 2013 (Official Gazette No. 130/2013) on the method of reconnaissance resources of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (FRI), pursuant to art. 30, paragraph 4, of Decree-Law No June 22, 2012. 83, converted with amendments by law No 134 August 7, 2012; View the circular of the Ministry of agriculture, Food and forestry policies (MIPAAF) No 558 of December 20, 2012 embodying the characteristics, methods and forms for submitting applications for access to sectoral agreements and district; View the circular MIPAAF # 528 of the aforementioned circular change March 19, 2013 # 558 of December 20, 2012; View the circular MIPAAF n. 550 of March 25, 2013 establishing method and application forms for credit institutions, to the list of authorized banks under art. 8 of the Decree of the Ministry of November 22, 2007 concerning "terms of access to funding of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research"; View the circular MIPAAF # 1002 of the aforementioned circular change June 20, 2013 # 550 of March 25, 2013; View the circular MIPAAF # 1028 of the previous circular change June 25, 2013 # 558 of December 20, 2012 and s; Having regard to the Convention, signed by the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry and the Cassa depositi e prestiti S.p.A. on June 20, 2013, concerning the regulation of subsidies for the promotion of sectoral and district contracts under the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (FRI), under the aforementioned resolution of this Committee # 76/2005; Having regard to the note # 4771 of May 6, 2014 of the chef de Cabinet of the Ministry of agricultural food and forestry policies concerning the proposed award of EUR 40 million, in accordance with art. 1, paragraph 355 of the Act December 30, 2004, # 311, 30% share of the resources of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (FRI), resulting from the first survey under art. 7 of the Decree of the Ministry of economy and finance April 26, 2013; Having regard to the note # 4772 of May 6, 2014 of the chef de Cabinet of the Ministry of agricultural food and forestry policies, and the subsequent note # 7576 of July 11, 2014 concerning inter alia the proposal on the cover in full relief from the SUN for the chain contract "Nursery Sector", which provides integrated structural investments, for a total cost of 7,558,386.00 euro located in the Tuscany region where is most concentrated national flower production, made by a consortium of enterprise consists of several horticultural business operators whose agent/lead partner and ' the company ' Pistoia Agricola s.r.l.; Given that the main objectives of the project are aimed at improving the efficiency of production systems and business structures as well as to promote an integrated system of traceability-quality at the major trade fairs in Europe, as well as to confirm and improve your ranking on markets through control policies and enhancement of standards of production and in particular to maintain the community acquired and to point decisively toward development in East areas-Europe , Middle East and North Africa; Given that total investments planned amount to 7,558,386.00 euros and 3,002,946.63 euros in benefits, at the expense of public finance; Given that the funding of investments planned for the said amount of 7,558,386.00 euros, net of VAT, is insured: from subsidized loan in the amount of 2,841,446.625 euros, drains on availability of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (IRF); from ordinary bank financing for the amount 2,841,446.625 euros, approved and confirmed by the Italian Banks Unicredit Mediocredito S.p.A. S.p.A. and ICCREA BancaImpresa S.p.A.; co-funding of the Tuscany region in the amount of 1,012,707.90 euros in the form of capital contribution; the subsidized loan in the amount of 161,500.00 euros, drains on availability of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (IRF); from ordinary bank financing for the amount 161,500.00 euros, approved by the lending bank ICCREA BancaImpresa S.p.A.; co-funding of the Tuscany region in the amount of € 57,000.00, in the form of capital contribution; the subsidized loan in the amount of 296,250.00 euros, to resources under art. 63 of Decree-Law No 1 January 24, 2012, converted, with amendments, by law No 27 March 24, 2012; from ordinary bank financing in the amount of euro 39,500.00 deliberated from lending banks Unicredit S.p.A. and ICCREA BancaImpresa Mediocredito S.p.A., Italian S.p.A.; co-funding of the Tuscany region in the amount of 59,250.00 euros in the form of capital contribution; from its own resources in the amount of 87,784.85 euro; Given that the aforesaid subsidized loan of 3,002,946.63 euros is coverage within the resources available to the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry, amounting in total to 66,309,334.86 euros, as is clear from the quoted discounted financial framework; Considering that the intensity of aid for investments is less than the maximum allowable aid intensity from # 379/2008, already extended until June 30, 2014 with European Commission decision C (2013) 9321 of approval of aid SA December 18, 2013. 26307, and further extended to June 30, 2015 with European Commission decision C (2014) the approval of the aid until June 20, 2014 4213 SA. 38790 (2014/N); Given the proposal carried out under the existing regulation of this Committee (article 3 of resolution April 30, 2012, # 62); Having regard to the present note. 4749-P prepared jointly by the Department for the planning and coordination of economic policy by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of economy and finance and mail on the basis of this session of the Committee; Heard the explanation of the proposal, in the presence of the Deputy Minister of agriculture, food and forestry with permanent delegation to speak at the meetings of the Committee; Deemed it necessary to endorse this proposal;
Resolution: 1. In granting the proposal invoked in the introduction, it is approved and funded contracts die "Flower Chain" which involves structural investments for total expenditure of € 7,558,386.00, located in the Tuscany region where is most concentrated national flower production, made by a consortium of enterprise consisting of various operators in the horticultural industry, whose agent/lead partner and ' the company ' Pistoia Agricola s.r.l.. 2. The funding of investments in the amount of 7,558,386.00 euros, net of VAT, is insured as follows:-subsidized loan in the amount of 2,841,446.625 euros, drains on availability of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (IRF);
-ordinary bank financing in the amount of 2,841,446.625 euros, approved and confirmed by the Italian Banks Unicredit Mediocredito S.p.A. S.p.A. and ICCREA BancaImpresa S.p.A.;
-co-financing of the Tuscany region in the amount of 1,012,707.90 euros, capital expenditures;
-subsidized loan in the amount of 161,500.00 euros, drains on availability of the Revolving Fund for the support of business and investment in research (IRF);
-ordinary bank financing in the amount of 161,500.00 euros, approved by the lending bank ICCREA BancaImpresa S.p.A.;
-co-financing of the Tuscany region in the amount of $57,000.00 euro, principal;
-subsidized loan, for an amount of 296,250.00 euros, to resources under art. 63 of Decree-Law No 1 January 24, 2012, converted, with amendments, by law No 27 March 24, 2012;
-ordinary bank financing in the amount of $39,500.00 euros, approved by the Italian banks Unicredit Mediocredito S.p.A., cofinanziatrici S.p.A. and ICCREA BancaImpresa S.p.A.;
-co-financing of the Tuscany region in the amount of 59,250.00 euros, capital expenditures;
-equity in the amount of 87,784.85 euros. 3. Any changes in the amount of investment will result in increased burdens on public finances stated in paragraph 2. 4. The deadline for completing the investment in physical capital is fixed at four years from the date of conclusion of the contract. 5. The intensity of the aid for investments is less than the maximum allowable aid intensity from # 379/2008, already extended until June 30, 2014 with European Commission decision C (2013) 9321 of approval of aid SA December 18, 2013. 26307, and further extended to June 30, 2015 with European Commission decision C (2014) final approval of the aid of June 20, 2014 SA 4213. 38790 (2014/N). 6. the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry is authorized to conclude with "Flower Chain" the chain contract covered by this resolution in the terms described above and in accordance with the legislation of the European Union. The said contract will be sent in hard copy to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, the Department for the planning and coordination of economic policy, within 30 days from the signing. 7. the Ministry of agriculture, food and forestry will provide ' obligations connected with the implementation of this resolution.
Rome, November 10, 2014 President: Renzi Secretary: Lots Recorded the Court of Auditors on March 9, 2015 Reg.ne Prev acts Ministry of economy and Finance Control Office. # 499