Operational Programme ' Growth And Employment ' 3.2.1. Specific Objective "to Increase The High-Value-Added Products And Services In The Export Ratio" 3.2.1.2. Event "international Competitiveness" Of The Implementing Rules

Original Language Title: Darbības programmas "Izaugsme un nodarbinātība" 3.2.1. specifiskā atbalsta mērķa "Palielināt augstas pievienotās vērtības produktu un pakalpojumu eksporta proporciju" 3.2.1.2. pasākuma "Starptautiskās konkurētspējas veicināšana" īstenošanas noteikumi

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 678 in 2015 (on 1 December. No 64 26) action programme "growth and employment" in support of specific target 3.2.1. "increasing the high-value-added products and services in the export ratio" 3.2.1.2. event "international competitiveness" implementing provisions Issued under the European Union's structural funds and the cohesion fund the 2014 – 2020 programming period management law article 20 paragraph 13 i. General questions 1. determines: 1.1. procedures for implementing the action programme "growth and employment" in support of specific target 3.2.1. "increasing the high-value-added products and services in the export ratio" 3.2.1.2. ' international competitiveness promotion "(hereinafter measure); 1.2. the objectives of the measure; 1.3. in the event the funds available; 1.4. the requirements of the European regional development fund project (hereinafter the project) to the applicant; 1.5. the eligible cost of the operation and the conditions of the question; 1.6. agreement on the implementation of the unilateral notice conditions. 2. Measures implemented in a limited selection of project application form. Project application submission shall issue once for all the funding available for the measure. 3. ensure the implementation of the Ministry of economy as a responsible authority (hereinafter referred to as the responsible authority). 4. the objective of the measure is to promote the international competitiveness of the sector in support of business and entry into foreign markets, providing representation of Latvia's foreign economic activities and development of Latvia as a tourist destination of international competitiveness in the priority sectors of tourism (business and events tourism, wellness Tourism). 5. in the event the target group and the final beneficiaries are businessmen, cooperative society (including agricultural service cooperative society or adequate agricultural service cooperative society), farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations, meet a small (micro), small and medium-sized economic operators (company) status in accordance with the Commission on 17 June 2014. Regulation (EU) No 651/2014, by which certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market 107. the application of the Treaty and article 108 (Official Journal of the European Union, 2014 26 June, no L 187) (hereinafter Regulation No 651/2014), annex 1, as well as port authorities, local authorities and regional planning (projects that do not involve commercial activities). 6. Measure up to 2018 31 December is achievable outcome indicators as follows: 6.1. outcome indicators – their tiny (micro), small and medium-sized merchants (hereinafter merchants) who receives the support, the 555 merchants, including: 6.1.1. this rule 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-416 merchants; 6.1.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-139 business operators; 6.2. outcome indicators-the number of operators who receive aid (grant), 423-merchants, including: 6.2.1. this rule 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-317 operators; 6.2.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-106 business operators; 6.3. outcome indicators-the number of operators who receive no financial support,-375 merchants, including: 6.3.1. these provisions 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-281 merchant; 6.3.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-94 business operators; 6.4. outcome indicators – private funds associated with public funding (not gravel),-7 125 000 euro, including: 6.4.1. this rule 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-5 343 750 euro; 6.4.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-1 781 250 euro. 7. Measure up to 2018 31 December is achievable – certified financial expenses of eur 8 531 938, including: 7.1 this rule 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-€ 5 407 275; 7.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-3 124 663. 8. Measure up to 2023 31 December is achievable the following monitoring indicators: table of results 8.1 – merchants export volume (comparable prices) through 2023. December 31, 6 068 440 euro; 8.2. outcome indicators-the number of operators who receive aid (responsible authority developed methodology, which links the number of operators supported by the event planning marketing activities invested funding), – 1 480 merchants (project planned in the application 1 332 merchants), including: 8.2.1. this rule 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-1 110 merchants (in the application of the project planned for the 999 operators); 8.2.2. the provisions referred to in paragraph 11.2. beneficiaries – 370 merchants (in the application of the project planned for the economic operators, 333); 8.3. outcome indicators-the number of operators who receive aid (grant) – 1 130 merchants (project planned in the application 1 017 merchants), including: 8.3.1. that rule 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-848 merchants (in the application of the project planned for the economic operators, 763); 8.3.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-282 merchants (in the application of the project planned for 254 merchants); 8.4. outcome indicators-the number of operators who receive no financial support, 1 000 business operators (application of the project planned 900 merchants), including: 8.4.1. those provisions 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-750 merchants (project planned 675 merchant application); 8.4.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-250 economic operators (application of the project planned for the 225 merchants); 8.5. outcome indicators – private funds associated with public funding (not gravel) – 19 000 000 euro (planned in the application of the project 17 100 000 euros), including: 8.5.1. this rule 11.1. the beneficiaries referred to in point-14 250 000 euros (petition project planned in 12 825 000 euro); 8.5.2. this rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred to in point-4 750 000 euros (petition project planned for 4 275 000 euro); 8.6. the specific outcome indicators in store – the increase in the volume of exports supported enterprises two years after receiving (euro). The indicators compiled twice during the programming period, entering data in the information system provides the responsible authority; 8.7. the specific outcome indicators in store – private funds associated with public funding, which is a grant of (euro). 9. the planned Measures the total attributable funds is eur 60 944 588, including the European regional development fund – 51 802 900 euro, State budget funds-Euro 4 024 041 and private, municipal and regional planning-5 117 647 euro co-financing. Project applications for the implementation of measures eligible for funding, the total plan maximum of eur 57 227 153, including the European regional development fund-eur 48 643 079 (reserve amount is eur 3 159 821), the State budget funding – € 3 778 594 (reserve size is 245 447 euros) and a private, local government and the regions-the programming of the co-financing of eur 4 805 480 (reserve size is 312 167 euro) providing for the outcome indicators and financial indicators according to the provisions of Schedule 6 and 7 above. The maximum eligible European regional development fund shall not exceed 85 per cent of the total eligible project funding, including: 9.1. This provision referred to in paragraph 11.1 direct regulatory authority – 36 268 775 euro, including the European regional development fund – 30 828 458 euro, State budget funds-1 593 215 euros and private, local government and the regions-the programming of the co-financing of eur 3 847 102; 9.2. the rules referred to in paragraph 11.2. direct regulatory authority – 20 958 378 €, including the European regional development fund: 17 814 621 euros, State budget funds-euro and 2 185 379 private, local government and the regions-the programming of the co-financing of eur 958 378.
10. From 1 January 2019, a responsible authority following the decision of the European Commission for the implementation of performance frameworks may propose to increase the project eligible cost specified in total, allowing use of available reserves in the amount of up to this provision in paragraph 9 above.
II. Requirements for the project applicant Project applicant 11 event is: 11.1 direct regulatory authority which aim is to promote the competitiveness of enterprises in Latvia and eksportspēj on international markets, as well as to promote foreign investment; 11.2. the direct regulatory authority which aim to implement tourism development in national policies. 12. the project applicant project application under the regulations of the prepared selection of project application and submit it to the Liaison Office. 13. the applicant may submit a draft project submissions only on these regulations 14 and 18. the eligible activities referred to in paragraph 1.
III. Funding and eligible beneficiaries in non-assisted transactions 14. Measure is supported such that rule 11.1. beneficiaries referred to activities: organisation of national stands 14.1 international exhibitions abroad; 14.2. entrepreneurship promotion: 14.2.1. representativeness of foreign economic activity; 14.2.2. the preparations for the organisation of entering other external markets (international exhibition stands, seminars, conferences, press conferences, trade missions, high State officials of Latvia visits, international marketing campaigns, presentations, tastings, purchasers and journalists visit Latvia and the acquisition of market research) and the beneficiary's participation in these activities; 14.2.3. provision of support measure for the target group of production units, and for the conformity assessment of the product; 14.3. support measures for target group participation in international exhibitions with individual stands abroad and participation in business related individually selected conferences and seminars abroad; 14.4. support measures for target group participation in trade missions and the Latvian high government officials visit abroad; 14.5. the consultative support group for the purpose of these provisions 14.1., 14.2, 14.3 and 14.4.. the activities referred to in point; 14.6. project management and implementation. 15. These terms and provisions referred to in paragraph 14.4. trade mission is supported, if at least two players and it is a single visit to a foreign country with a prewritten and copy each trade mission participants individually designed program (this program content includes trade mission organizers designed the overall mission programme, which is reflected in the total Group and individual meetings with potential foreign partners), to meet with potential foreign partners. The trade mission organised by 11.1 these rules referred to the beneficiary, the municipality, the planning region, society or association or foundation if the Foundation of the Republic of Latvia registered member, founding member of the participating or (company) total turnover last year exceeded 71 200 000 euro (also taking into account the turnover of the company, which is not a member of the trade mission members or founders, members or founders but is one of the organizations who is a member of the trade mission members) and if the Association or Foundation is established, not later than one year before the filing of the trade mission. 16. This rule 14.2.2. and 14.4. Latvia referred to high government officials visit event is eligible if it organizes 11.1. This provision referred to the beneficiary and Member participating in the visit to meet with prospective foreign partners. 17. This rule 14.2.3. production units and referred to in product conformity assessment measure is eligible to certify that the production unit, product, process or service conforms to the objective requirements of markets in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations, the competent authorities or business partner requirements, with a turnover exceeding 150 million a year, and in accordance with the Commission on 18 December 2013 Regulation (EU) no of 1407/2013 for EU Treaty and article 107.108. application of the de minimis aid (Official Journal of the EU , 2013 December 24, no. L 352) (hereinafter Regulation No 1407/2013) article 1, paragraph 1 "d". 18. the measure is supported by the following rule 11.2. beneficiaries referred by: 18.1. National organising international bench tourism exhibitions abroad; 18.2. organize marketing activities (including advertising and marketing campaigns, foreign registered tourist service company, a journalist, emuārist (Web diary writer), corporate and business event organisers welcome visits, organizing the international exhibition booth, a foreign tourist attraction measures counties of Latvia) in Latvia and abroad, participation in international tourism fairs abroad, marketing research and business tourism, wellness, and other events for foreign tourist attraction and beneficiary participation in these activities; 18.3. support measures for target group participation in tourism fairs abroad with individual stands and membership with tourism related individually selected conferences and seminars abroad; 18.4. project management and implementation. 19. This rule 18.3. referred to foreign tourism exhibitions, conferences and seminars abroad are eligible if the nature of the exhibition matches for Latvia in the priority sectors of tourism (business and events tourism, wellness Tourism) and workshop or Conference (including the presentation) meet the business and or wellness Tourism. 20. If the beneficiary is 11.1 these rules referred to direct regulatory authority: 20.1. measure the funds used this provision 14. actions referred to in points; 20.2. eligible actions implemented under the beneficiary measure strategy by promoting Latvian goods and services export promotion and foreign investment attraction the objectives set out in the guidelines, without prejudice to the action in "growth and employment". Implementation of strategy with information on how to manage project activities (process description), add the project submission; 20.3. the measures in the framework of the activities supported support is provided by the business operators, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations and port authorities, local authorities, planning regions. Beneficiaries to choose and evaluate, pursuant to the procedure established by the beneficiaries (methodology), a select, assign, and accounting support to the measure group. (Methodology), the application of the project, including the principles and will be selected, and selected beneficiaries, including how to identify the nature of the economic projects and projects that do not involve economic activities to ensure a specific aid target; 20.4. This provision 14.1. activities referred to in (a) national bench players, traders, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations and port authorities, local authorities and planning regions – ensure that rule 32.1-32.12. cost referred to in headings; 20.5. this rule 14.2.1 and 14.5. referred to actions within the business operators, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations and port authorities, local authorities and planning regions ensure that provision in paragraph 39 of that beneficiary's advice; 20.6. this rule 14.2.3. operation referred to in the framework of the economic operators, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen, farms and individual companies provide this provision in paragraph 35 of that plant and product conformity assessment cost positions; 20.7. this rule 14.3. the activities referred to in point within individual stands, conferences and seminar participants, foreign merchants, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations and port authorities, local authorities and planning regions – ensure this provision cost referred to in paragraph 37 of the positions; 12.9. provisions of these rules and 14.4. referred to activities of foreign trade mission participants — traders, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations and port authorities, ensure this provision cost referred to in paragraph 38 of the positions; 20.9. this rule 14.2.2. and 14.4. activities referred to in point within the Latvian high State officials of foreign visits participants – traders, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations and port authorities, local authorities and planning regions – ensure this provision cost referred to in paragraph 38 of the positions; 20.10. this rule 20.4 20.5 20.6.,.,.,., and 20.9 20.7 20.8 in, such costs are eligible for if actions, if the costs of supporting documents were submitted for funding to the recipient after the plants or products with, or after you have closed the exhibition, Conference, seminar, trade mission or Latvian high government officials to visit a foreign country: 20.10.1. for action taken from this provision into force until 2016 30 April the cost of the supporting documents shall be submitted to the funding recipient up to July 31, 2016; 20.10.2. for the action taken, starting with may 1, 2016, the costs are eligible for activities, if the cost of the supporting documents submitted for funding to the recipient no later than three months after the action has taken place; 20.11. the granting of aid and calculating the funding for economic operators, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations, foundations and port authorities, local authorities and planning regions, 32.12. these provisions referred to in the road (transport) and that rule 20.6 20.7, 20.8, and 20.9. the costs referred to in subparagraph compensates for 80 percent, subject to this provision, 37 and 38 36. the conditions referred to in paragraph 1, while this rule 20.4. (excluding this provision cost referred to 32.12.) and 20.5. the costs referred to in point offsets 100 percent pursuant to this provision, paragraph 39. 21. If the beneficiary is 11.2. these provisions referred to direct regulatory authority: 21.1. event of the funds use this rule 18 the following; 21.2. eligible transactions implemented in the priority sectors of tourism in Latvia (business and events tourism, wellness Tourism) according to the requested measure funding strategy by promoting Latvian tourism development the objectives set out in the guidelines, without prejudice to the action in "growth and employment". Implementation of strategy with information on how to manage project activities (process description), add the project submission; 21.3. selection of participants national bench carried out in cooperation with the tourism development agency's Advisory Board; 21.4. the measures in the framework of the activities supported support is provided by the business operators, associations, establishments (except for those who work in fisheries or aquaculture or deal with the primary production of agricultural products), local government and planning regions. Beneficiaries to choose and evaluate, pursuant to the procedure established by the beneficiaries (methodology), a select, assign, and accounting support to the measure group. (Methodology), the application of the project, including the principles and will be selected, and selected beneficiaries, including how to identify the nature of the economic projects and projects that do not involve economic activities to ensure a specific aid target; 21.5. that rule 18.1. the activities referred to in (a) national bench players, traders, associations, establishments (except for those who work in fisheries or aquaculture or deal with the primary production of agricultural products), municipalities and regions in planning – provides this rule-34.64 24.9. the costs referred to in point positions; 21.6. that rule 18.3. transactions referred to in point within individual stands, the tourism Conference and workshop participants – foreign economic operators, associations, establishments (except for those who work in fisheries or aquaculture or deal with the primary production of agricultural products), municipalities and regions in planning – provides that costs referred to in paragraph 42 of the positions; 21.7. the provision in paragraph 21.5 and 21.6., such costs are eligible for if actions, if the cost of the supporting documents submitted by the beneficiary after the concluded exhibition, Conference or seminar abroad: 21.7.1. for action taken from this provision into force until 2016 30 April, costs supporting documents shall be submitted to the funding recipient until July 31, 2016; 21.7.2. for the action taken, starting with may 1, 2016, the costs are eligible for activities, if the cost of the supporting documents submitted for funding to the recipient no later than three months after the action has taken place; 21.8. the granting of aid and calculating the funding for economic operators, associations, establishments (except for those who work in fisheries or aquaculture or deal with the primary production of agricultural products), local government and planning regions, 34.64. these provisions referred to in the road (transport) and 21.6. This provision referred to the cost offset by 80 percent under the rules referred to in paragraph 42 of the conditions of these rules, while 21.5 in (excluding this provision cost referred to 34.64.) these costs offset by 100 percent. 22. the event is not supported in the activities related to the volume of imports, market absorption of Latvia or strengthening it, as well as the competitiveness of the Latvian market.
IV. Requirements for aid 23. Beneficiary of the activities supported within the grant de minimis aid granted in the form of economic operators, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations and foundations in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013 or Commission 18 December 2013 Regulation (EU) No 1408/2013 for EU Treaty and article 107.108. application of the de minimis aid in the agriculture sector (Official Journal of the European Union , 2013 December 24, no. L 352) (hereinafter Regulation No 1408/2013), or a Commission of 27 June 2014 Regulation (EU) no 717/2014 for 107 of the Treaty on the functioning of the EU and the application of article 108 of the de minimis aid for the fisheries and aquaculture sector (Official Journal of the European Union by 2014 28 June, no. L 190) (hereinafter Regulation No 717/2014) with regard to the beneficiaries operating in the fishery and aquaculture sector of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 Regulation (EU) no 1379/2013 for fishing and aquaculture products the common organisation of the market, and amending Regulation (EC) no 1184/2006 and (EC) no 1224/2009 and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 (Official Journal of the European Union, 2013 December 28, no. L 354) (hereinafter Regulation No 1415/2013). 24. Financing of the activities supported by the beneficiary, when deciding on the grant of de minimis aid traders, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding individual companies, associations and foundations, comply with the following conditions: 24.1. de minimis aid is granted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013 article 1, paragraph 1 of Regulation No 717/2014 article 1 and paragraph 1 of Regulation No 1408/2013 article 1 referred to in paragraph 1, the sectoral and operational restrictions and check if the trader, cooperative societies, peasants or fishermen holding individual company, association or Foundation does not claim to support any of the rules referred to in annex not eligible sectors; 24.2. before the decision on the grant of de minimis aid checks that the amount of aid granted in conjunction with the fiscal year concerned and the two previous fiscal years received de minimis aid does not exceed the total amount of regulation 1407/2013 article 3 (2) or of Regulation No 1408/13 paragraph 2 of article 3 (beneficiaries of State aid, which deals with the primary production of agricultural products), or regulation no 717/2014 article 3 (beneficiaries of State aid active in the fishery and aquaculture sector, in accordance with Regulation No 1415/2013) the maximum amount of de minimis aid. In assessing the extent of State aid must be assessed de minimis aid received by one single company level. One company is an enterprise that satisfies Regulation No 1407/13 article 2, paragraph 2 of Regulation No 1408/13 paragraph 2 of article 2 of Regulation No 717/2014 article 2, paragraph 2 these criteria; 24.3. de minimis aid shall not be granted if the trader, cooperative society, farmers or fishermen, farm, individual company, association or Foundation with the judgment of the Court of Justice has declared insolvency proceedings, the judgment of the Court is the legal protection process or by a decision of the Court of Justice is an out-of-court redress process, they have a previous bankruptcy, or the restoration of a suitable arrangement, the economic activity it has ended or they meet the national criteria laid down to request the appropriate creditors in insolvency proceedings; 15.2. subject to the provisions of Regulation No 1407/2013 article 5 (1) and (2) or regulation no 717/2014 5. Article 1, paragraph 2 and 3, or of Regulation No 1408/2013 article 1, paragraph 2 and 3, de minimis aid may not be cumulated with other de minimis aid until Regulation No 1407/2013 article 3 (2) of Regulation No 717/2014 article 3, paragraph 2 whether Regulation No 1408/2013 article 3 (2) the limit values, as well as the question may be cumulated with other State aid in respect of the same eligible costs or other public aid for the same venture funding measure, if the result of the cumulation is not exceeded the maximum aid intensity or aid amount laid down in State aid or the decisions of the European Commission; 15.2. If the trader, cooperative societies, peasants or fishermen holding individual company, association or Foundation at in one or more sectors or carry out other activities which fall within Regulation No 1407/2013 scope and deal with the primary production of agricultural products in accordance with Regulation 1408/2013 or running the fishery and aquaculture sector, in accordance with Regulation No 1415/2014, the beneficiary country shall ensure that industry or the cost of separation in accordance with Regulation No 1407/2013 article 1, point 2 , Regulation No 1408/2013 article 1, points 2 and 3 of Regulation No 717/2014 article 1 point 2 and 3. 25. The De minimis registration is carried out in accordance with the laws and regulations on de minimis aid tracking and allocation procedure and de minimis aid in the form of samples or in accordance with the legislation on fisheries and aquaculture sectors in the de minimis aid granted in the Administration and supervision, or in accordance with the laws and regulations for the agricultural sector to be granted administration of the de minimis aid and supervision. 26. data on de minimis aid stored in accordance with Regulation No 1407/2013 article 6 or 13 of Regulation No 1408/article 6 (4), or regulation no 717/2014 article 6 (4). 27. the decision on the grant of de minimis aid under Regulation (EC) No 1407/2013, Regulation No 1408/2013 and Regulation No 717/2014 can be accepted up to the expiry of this regulation, or until 30 June 2021. 28. Support can receive trader, cooperative societies, farmers or fishermen and individual company holdings which comply with the provisions of paragraph 24 of the above conditions and the following requirements: 28.1. the economic operator is established in the commercial register of the Republic of Latvia or cooperative society, farmers or fishermen or individual holding company is registered in the enterprise register of the Republic of Latvia; 28.2. the trader, cooperative society, farmers or fishermen holding individual or company under the administration of the State revenue service tax (duty) the debtor of the information available in the database is not a tax or fee debt, including State social security payment for debt, which totals more than 150 euro; 28.3. trader, cooperative societies, peasants or fishermen or individual holding company funding the recipient has not provided false information or intentionally misled in connection with European Union structural funds or the Cohesion Fund (hereinafter – the Fund) co-financed projects implementation; 28.4. the merchant, cooperatives, farmers or fishermen holding the interests of the company or individual person has not committed a crime that hit the Republic of Latvia or the European Union's financial interests, and the trader, the cooperative society, farmers or fishermen holding individual or entity under the criminal code are not suitable for the forced influence; 28.5. cooperative society are joined together at least three commercial companies (not granting aid housing cooperatives, the owner of the car in the garage of cooperatives of owners, boat owners garage cooperatives and cooperatives of Horticulture). 29. support for membership in the national billboard is not assigned to the trader, cooperative society, farmers or fishermen holding individual enterprise whose product does not meet the specifics of the exhibition stand concept and target market, which is organized in the exhibition. 30. support may receive the Association or foundation that comply with the provisions of paragraph 24 of the above conditions (de minimis conditions do not apply to the Association or Foundation, which receives the support of the project, which is not related to the implementation of economic activity), and the following requirements: 30.1. Association or Foundation is registered in the enterprise register of the Republic of Latvia and the society of the Foundation in the register; 30.2. the Association or Foundation under the administration of the State revenue service tax (duty) the debtor of the information available in the database is not a tax or fee debt, including State social security payment for debt, which totals more than 150 euro; 30.3. the Association or Foundation funding to the recipient has not provided false information or intentionally misled in connection with European Union fund co-financed project implementation; 18.9. the Association or Foundation, presented the project, which is not related to the implementation of the economic activities, can receive aid amounting to measure in any calendar year shall not exceed eur 66 666, in turn, submitted a project that is related to the implementation of the economic activities, can get a de minimis support; 5. society have joined forces at least five businesses or cooperatives; 19.0. founders and their between the Foundation members (associations and partnerships) has at least five businesses or cooperatives. 31. Can I get support in the planning of the municipality, region or port administration, which meet the following requirements: 31.1. municipality, planning region or port administration does not administer the State revenue service tax and other State or local Government set compulsory payment of debt, including State social security payment debt which totals more than 150 euro; 31.2. the municipality, planning region or port administration funding to the recipient has not provided false information or intentionally misled in connection with European Union fund co-financed project implementation; 31.3. the municipality, planning region or port administration may receive support for projects that do not involve economic activities. The amount of the aid measure in any calendar year shall not exceed eur 66 666; 19.5. the municipality, planning region or port administration support for the participation of this provision 14.1 national referred to in subparagraph bench can get, if the offer matches the specifics of the exhibition stand concept and target market, which is organized in the exhibition; 31.5. municipal and planning support for the participation of the regions this rule 18.1. National referred to in subparagraph bench can get if its membership promote Latvian as a tourist destination of international competitiveness and the municipality or planning the proposed destination of the region correspond to the nature of the exhibition.
V. eligible and non-eligible costs 32. This provision 14.1. eligible operations referred to under the following costs apply (refer to steps the Organizer): 32.1. Exhibition Organizer determine costs (membership fees, registration fees, exhibit area, renting, technical equipment, internet, electricity, water, sewerage, cleaning costs and booth costs associated with the insertion of the participants of the exhibition catalogue and the acquisition cards); 32.2. stand design, stand construction, stand rental, Setup and operating costs during the exhibition; 32.3. the bench, technical equipment, marketing materials, presentations and tastings of material transportation costs to the exhibition venue and back from them, loading, unloading and storage costs; 32.4. stand insurance costs transportation and exposure time; 32.5. the workshops, presentations, tastings, conferences, press conferences, and other objective project related activities costs (including room rental, translation services, technical equipment, marketing materials, presentations and tastings of material transport, loading, unloading and storage costs, the purchase of a product, attracting members, consultants, catering, provision of transport services and representation costs), the cost of foreign publicity in the media, including text preparation, translation and layout preparation costs; 32.6. marketing and advertising material acquisition costs (including design, content development, production, translation, storage (outsourcing) and distribution costs) and marketing activities to attract visitors; 32.7. the cost of foreign publicity in the media; 20.4. the costs of consultancy services; 32.9. representation expenses with exhibitions, fairs and related activities (including seminars, presentations, conferences, press conferences, business meetings), not to exceed one percent of the project total eligible costs; 32.10. stand the cost of services of the organisation; 32.11. the costs of interpretation services; 32.12. Road (transport) expenditure related to transnational economic class or equivalent public transport (rail, air and water transport and cross border sharing of road transport (bus)) (including the transport provider of the additional fee, without which it is not possible to buy basic services, and baggage fees) to the international exhibition the country and back, as well as the fee for transfer to other countries, including other city (if the scheduled number of exhibitors). Travel expenses (transport) also, if used for the purchase of the service broker and this service does not include commissions. Costs no more than three persons who are members of the National Board or authorised to represent them in the national Billboard international exhibitions abroad (refer to this activity); 32.13. travel expenses for two representatives of the beneficiaries, including transport, accommodation and daily allowance costs. 33. This rule 14.2.1 of eligible operations referred to under the following costs apply (refer to steps the Organizer): 33.1. communication and information systems services; 33.2. rental of premises, maintenance and utility costs; 33.3. the costs of remuneration, bonus on diplomatic rank, and the law on the diplomatic and consular services defined benefits and compensation (excluding bonuses and prize money); 20.8. State social insurance costs; 33.5. Office supply costs, including media and entertainment material; 20.9. travel costs, including transport, accommodation and daily allowance costs; 20.9. marketing activity costs, marketing plan development, publications and marketing materials the cost of production (including preparation, translation, publishing), the fee for distributing materials and placement of various media (brochures, leaflets, posters, internet and print media, Flash drives, CD, DVD, etc.), seminars, workshops and Conference organisational and membership costs, expenses, fees of presentation consultants; 33.8. exhibitors (except where the exhibition is organized by national stands) Organizer determine costs (fees, exhibit area, renting, technical equipment, internet, electricity, stand cleaning costs and costs associated with the insertion of the exhibition catalogue); 21.1. stand design, stand construction, stand rental, Setup and operating costs of the exhibition (with the exception of the exhibition, which is organized by national stands); 33.10. bench, technical equipment, marketing materials, presentations and tastings of material transportation costs to exhibitors (except for the exhibition, which is organized by national stands) venue and back from them, loading, unloading and storage costs; 33.11. journalist visits costs in Latvia (including meeting room rental, translation agencies, transport, hotels (accommodation), catering, company visits); 33.12. the necessary costs of outsourcing business promotions. 34. This provision is referred to in 14.2.2. eligible activities eligible under the following positions (refer to steps the Organizer): 34.1. space rental and equipment costs; 21.3. the costs of interpretation services; 21.3. the catering, transport services and representation costs; 21.4. marketing and advertising concepts for development costs; 34.5. marketing and advertising material acquisition costs (including design, content development, production, translation, layout, storage (outsourcing) costs, charges for distribution and deployment in various media (brochures, leaflets, posters, internet and print media, Flash drives, CD, DVD, etc.)) and marketing activities to attract visitors; 21.5. publicity costs to foreign media, including text preparation, translation and layout preparation costs; 21.6. advertising and marketing materials, including video footage and interactive solutions, such as mobile applications, the cost of the acquisition (including design, content development, production, translation and storage (outsourcing)), charges for distribution and deployment of social networks and sites, providing updates, so far as is necessary to achieve the objective of the project; 21.6. Web tīmekļvietņ (web page) in foreign languages; 21.7. marketing materials, presentations and tastings of material transport, loading, unloading and storage costs, the acquisition cost of the product; 34.10. existing and potential operators of Latvia produced the collector (foreign company) and economic journalists welcome visits costs in Latvia (including meeting room rental, translation agencies, transport, hotels (accommodation), catering, entertainment and business cost of attendance); 34.11. acquisition of rights of access to external databases; 34.12. market research cost of acquisition; 34.13. the necessary outsourcing (consultants) costs in connection with the preparations for the entry of new external markets; 34.14. events service costs; 34.15. travel expenses the beneficiary representatives taking part in the international exhibition (with the exception of the exhibition, which is organized by national stands), seminars, workshops, conferences, press conferences, trade missions, high State officials of Latvia visits, presentations, tastings and the progress of the preparation, including transport, hotels (accommodation) and daily subsistence allowance costs. 35. This rule 14.2.3. eligible activities referred to in the context of the following costs apply (refer to this activity): 21.8. independent third party or competent authority services to certify that the product, process, service, or site conforms to market requirements; 35.2. conformity of production units and product inspection costs; 35.3. the fee for the certification center and testing laboratory services (according to the requirements of the legislation), if you are certified or tested a whole or one product category or group, rather than one single product lot. 36. The maximum amount of these provisions referred to in paragraph 35 eligible costs are no more than 25 000 euro per end beneficiary in the year. 37. This rule 14.3. eligible activities referred to in the context of the following costs apply (refer to this activity): 37.1. costs associated with the insertion of the exhibition catalogue, exhibitors registration fees, rental fees for the stand construction (the Exhibition Organizer determine the cost) and exhibit space (or bench of the Exhibition Organizer determine the cost), as well as with the exhibition service provider related costs of ancillary services (trader, cooperative society , farmer or fisherman in household, individual enterprise: not more than 15 000 euros in one exhibition, association or Foundation, in submitting the project application, which is not related to the implementation of the economic activities, representing the industry in General, not more than 30 000 euros in one exhibition, the port administration, the municipality and the planning region by submitting a project application, which is not related to the implementation of economic activities: not more than 30 000 euros per exhibition each); 37.2. individually selected Conference or seminar organizer at certain costs associated with the insertion of the exhibition catalog, Conference or workshop participant's membership fee for participating in the Conference or seminar in a foreign country, if the Conference or seminar will give a presentation on it goods produced in Latvia or the provision of services (not more than 1 500 euro for a single conference or seminar), Conference or workshop bench design and exhibit space costs as well as with the Conference or workshop related to the service provider's costs of ancillary services (merchants, farmers cooperative society, or fishermen holding individual enterprise: not more than 15 000 euros in one conference or seminar, association or Foundation, in submitting the project application, which is not related to the implementation of the economic activities, representing the industry in General, not more than 30 000 euros in one conference or seminar, port authorities, local government and planning region by submitting a project application, which is not related to the implementation of economic activities: not more than 30 000 euros in one conference or seminar each); 37.3. the road (transport) expenditure related to transnational economic class or equivalent public transport (rail, air and water transport and cross border sharing of road transport (bus)) (including the transport provider of the additional fee, without which it is not possible to buy basic services, and baggage fee. If the luggage fee occurs separately from the road (transport), then not more than 3 000 euros per exhibition, Conference or workshop) to this rule 37.1. and 37.2. supported the activities referred to in the country and back, as well as the fee for transfer to other countries, including other city (planned measures). Travel expenses (transport) also, if used for the purchase of the service broker and this service does not include commissions. Costs no more than three persons which are exhibition, Conference or workshop participants or authorized to represent them in these activities. 38. This rule 14.2.2. and 14.4. eligible activities referred to in the context of the following costs apply (refer to this activity): 38.1.  Organizer set the membership fee for participating in the trade mission or Latvian high government officials visit foreign country, including Organizer determine the cost for the trade mission or Latvian high government officials of the organisation of the visit (in the countries of the European Union and the Commonwealth of independent States countries, not more than 3 500 euro, but outside the European Union and the Commonwealth of independent States countries, not more than 5 000 euros per participation in Latvia trade mission or high government officials visit one participant); 38.2. the road (transport) expenditure related to non-scheduled flights and transnational economic class or equivalent public transport (rail, air and water transport and cross border sharing of road transport (bus)) (including the transport provider of the additional fee, without which it is not possible to buy basic services, and baggage fees) to this rule 38.1. supported the activities referred to in the country and back, as well as the fee for transfer to another country including other city (planned measures). Travel expenses (transport) also, if used for the purchase of the service broker and this service does not include commissions. Costs no more than three persons who have trade missions or high government official visits by members or authorized to represent them in these activities. 39. This rule 14.2.1 and 14.5. eligible activities referred to in the context of attributable financing costs of the beneficiary (including Latvian foreign economic representation for advice) according to the price list of the beneficiaries. 40. This rule 11.2. eligible operations referred to under the following costs apply (refer to steps the Organizer): 24.9. the organizer of the exhibition of certain costs (membership fees, registration fees, exhibit area, renting, technical equipment, internet, electricity, water, sewerage, cleaning costs and booth costs associated with the insertion of the participants of the exhibition catalogue and the acquisition cards); 40.2. stand design, stand construction, stand rental, Setup and operating costs during the exhibition; 40.3. the bench, technical equipment, marketing materials, presentations and tastings of material transportation costs to the exhibition venue and back from them, loading, unloading and storage costs; 40.4. stand insurance costs transportation and exposure time; 25.2. the workshops, presentations, tastings, conferences, press conferences, and other objective project related activities costs (including room rental, translation services, technical equipment, marketing materials, presentations and tastings of material transport, loading, unloading and storage costs, the purchase of a product, attracting members, consultants, catering, provision of transport services and representation costs), the cost of foreign publicity in the media, including text, photo preparation, translation and layout preparation costs; 40.6. marketing and advertising material acquisition costs (including design, content development, production, translation, storage (outsourcing) and distribution costs) and marketing activities to attract visitors; 40.7. publicity costs foreign media; 25.4. the costs of consultancy services; 25.4. representation expenses with exhibitions, fairs and related activities (including seminars, presentations, conferences, press conferences, business meetings), not to exceed one percent of the project total eligible costs; 40.10. Billboard service costs for the organisation; 40.11. translation costs; 34.64. Road (transport) expenditure related to transnational economic class or equivalent public transport (rail, air and water transport and cross border sharing of road transport (bus)) (including the transport provider of the additional fee, without which it is not possible to buy basic services, and baggage fees) to the international exhibition the country and back, as well as the fee for transfer to other countries, including other city (if the scheduled number of exhibitors). Travel expenses (transport) also, if used for the purchase of the service broker and this service does not include commissions. Costs no more than three persons who are members of the National Board or authorised to represent them in the national Billboard international exhibitions abroad (refer to this activity); 40.13. travel expenses for two representatives of the beneficiaries, including transport, accommodation and daily allowance costs. 41. This rule 18.2. eligible operations referred to under the following costs apply (refer to steps the Organizer): 25.5. marketing and advertising concepts and the development costs of the plan; 41.2. publicity costs to foreign media, including text, photo preparation, translation and layout preparation costs; 41.3. tourist information, promotional and marketing materials, including video footage and interactive solutions, such as mobile applications, the cost of the acquisition (including design, content development, production, translation, storage (outsourcing)), the distribution and placement of various media (brochures, booklets, posters, Flash, CD, DVD, print and online media, including social networks and sites), ensuring their updates, so far as is necessary to achieve the objective of the project; 25.7. foreign tourism companies, journalists, emuārist (Web diary writer) and corporate and business event organisers introduction visits costs (including transportation, accommodation, meals, guide and translation service, tourist sites and attendance costs) in Latvia; 25.8. foreign specialized tourism promotion activities (including seminars, exhibitions (except for the exhibition, which is organized by national stands), presentation, Conference, press conference) organization costs (including membership fees, room and Board hire, exhibition stand design, stand construction, installation and operating costs, technical equipment, tourist information, marketing materials, presentations and tastings of material transport, loading, unloading and storage costs, purchase of products , the players Association and representation costs associated with the insertion of measures); 25.8. market research costs and monitoring of advertising campaigns; 25.9. foreign tourist attraction activity costs counties of Latvia; 41.8. transaction and the cost of the measure to attract them for Latvia; 41.9. travel expenses the beneficiary representatives participating in this rule referred to 25.8. preparation and progress, including transport, accommodation and daily allowance costs. 42. This rule 14.3. of eligible operations referred to under the following costs apply (refer to this activity): 42.1. costs associated with the insertion of the exhibition catalogue, exhibitors registration fees, rental fees for the stand construction (the Exhibition Organizer determine the cost) and exhibit space (or bench of the Exhibition Organizer determine the cost), as well as with the exhibition service provider related costs of ancillary services (merchants-not more than 15 000 euros per exhibition , Association (representing the industry in General) or the Foundation, submit a project that is not associated with the implementation of economic activities: not more than 30 000 euros in one exhibition, planning for each municipality or region by submitting a project that is not associated with the implementation of the economic activities, representing Latvia (country, City) as a destination: not more than 30 000 euro each); 26.2. the direct individual or selected Conference seminar organizer at certain costs associated with the insertion of the exhibition catalog, Conference or workshop participant's membership fee for participating in the Conference or seminar in a foreign country, if the Conference or seminar will give a presentation on the services or in Latvia Latvia (country, city, region) as a tourist destination (not more than 1 500 euro for a single conference or seminar), Conference or workshop bench design and exhibit space costs as well as with the Conference or workshop related to the service provider's costs of ancillary services (merchants-not more than 15 000 euros in one conference or seminar, association or Foundation, presented the project, which is not related to the implementation of the economic activities, representing the industry in General, not more than 30 000 euros in one conference or seminar, the municipality or planning region, shall be submitted to the project that is associated with the implementation of economic activities representing Latvia (country, city, region) as a tourist destination, not more as 30 000 euro each); 26.3. the road (transport) expenditure related to transnational economic class or equivalent public transport (rail, air and water transport and cross border sharing of road transport (bus)) (including the transport provider of the additional fee, without which it is not possible to buy basic services, and baggage fee. If the luggage fee occurs separately from the road (transport), then not more than 3 000 euros per exhibition, Conference or workshop) to that rule 42.1 and 42.2.. eligible activities referred to in the country and back, as well as the fee for transfer to other countries, including other city (planned measures). Travel expenses (transport) also, if used for the purchase of the service broker and this service does not include commissions. Costs no more than three persons which are exhibition, Conference or workshop participants or authorized to represent them in these activities. 43. within the framework of the activities supported the measure is applicable value added tax according to eligible costs, where the value added tax cannot be recovered under the laws and regulations in the field of taxation. 44. the activities supported within the framework of the measure is applicable for the beneficiaries of this provision and 14.6.18.4 referred to project management and implementation costs (including wages, State social insurance payments, benefits and compensation, the relevant goods and services, software and license it according to the regulations for the classification of the budget cost field) to 10% in the proportion of European regional development fund and the State budget funding. 45. This provision 14.1, 14.2.1 14.2.2.,.,., 18.1 and 18.2 14.5. eligible activities referred to in the framework of the applicable exchange rate fluctuations to make payments abroad, and bank service charges. Currency conversion to the euro should be carried out by the Bank of Latvia the official exchange rate at the date of transaction. 46. If this rule 41, paragraph 34, and such costs are incurred by the final beneficiary who is a beneficiary under this rule 14.2.2. and 18.2 referred to actions which are not applied to the other this provision referred to in paragraph 23 the final beneficiaries, they shall apply from 1 January 2014. 47. If this rule 32.1. and 24.9. the costs referred to in subparagraph has occurred during the final beneficiary who is a beneficiary under this rule 14.1 and 18.1. activities referred to, they apply from 1 June 2015. These costs will then be listed as de minimis support that provision referred to in paragraph 23 the final beneficiaries according to those rules included the de minimis rules. 48. In these regulations, such costs are attributable to this date of entry into force of the provisions, except that rule 46 and 47 above. 49. That rule 14.2.2. eligible activities referred to in the framework of the organisation of promotional activities, the condition that the advertising campaign is General, it benefits all the producers, advertising is not mentioned within the country of origin of the products and advertising can put merchants regardless of their size. 50. the contracts concluded by the beneficiary for the suppliers and service providers under these rules 32, 33, 34, 40 and 41. costs referred to in points advance payments may provide up to 100 percent of the contract amount. 51. the measure does not apply to the following costs: 51.1. costs that are not mentioned in this rule 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44 and 45.;. 51.2. the costs for which are not submitted to the use of the financial means of supporting documents; 51.3. the repair costs. 52. the measures financed under the only eligible costs directly related to the project activities meet the costs laid down in these rules limits are reasonable, justified, and comply with the principles of sound financial management.
Vi. Project implementation and financing conditions 53. Through projects receiving funding: 53.1. ensure information and publicity measures, the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 laying down common provisions on the European regional development fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European agricultural fund for rural development and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries and general provisions on the European regional development fund , The European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Fund for Maritime Affairs and fisheries, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 (Official Journal of the European Union, 2013 December 20, Nr. L347), and regulations on the procedures ensure communications and visual identity requirements of European Union structural and cohesion funds in 2014 introduction – 2020 programming period. The information and publicity measures shall be provided from the date when the agreement with the liaison body for the implementation of a project; 53.2. in its tīmekļvietn not less frequently than once every three months puts up-to-date information on the implementation of the project; 53.3. provided with project-related financing, including co-financing, private records; 53.4. provides the reach records, including this provision referred to in paragraph 8.6. specific outcome indicators measure the records of the final beneficiaries, accumulating indicators actual values (data for export volume growth supported enterprises two years after receiving aid). 54. cooperation authority have the right to unilaterally withdraw from the agreement in any of the following cases: 54.1. the beneficiary does not comply with the agreement for the implementation of the project, including non-compliance with the time limits set out in the project or have other circumstances occurred which negatively affects or may affect the specific purpose of the aid, its outcome or the result table of the creator; 54.2. in other cases provided for in the agreement on the implementation of the project. 55. cooperation authority decision on the approval of the project application, approval or rejection of the terms adopted in the month from the closing date for the submission of the application, set the project application selection rules. 56. the purchases required for the implementation of the project, the beneficiary shall be carried out in accordance with the laws and regulations in the area of public procurement. 57. The specific aid project implementation plan in accordance with the agreement, but not longer than until 31 December 2023. The Prime Minister is the Rapidity of economic Newsletters, Minister Dana Reizniec-oak Cabinet attachment 2015 December 1 terms no 678 industries and activities that are not designed to support the activities of the "growth and employment" in support of specific target 3.2.1. "increasing the high-value-added products and services in the export ratio" 3.2.1.2. event "international competitiveness" funding is not provided for the following areas (not supported sectoral restrictions apply to company products or services that the company offers on the market, except if specifically stated otherwise): 1. trade sector, in accordance with NACE Rev. 2 section G wholesale and retail trade; automotive and motorcycle repair ", except group 45.2" automotive maintenance and repair ". 2. the financial intermediation sector in accordance with NACE Rev. 2 section K financial and insurance activities ". 3. the commercial service sector in accordance with NACE Rev. 2. "operation with L real estate" and "chapter 77 rental and leasing". 4. The gambling industry – in accordance with NACE Rev. 2. ' R arts, entertainment and recreation "section of the" 92 gambling and betting. " Economy Minister Dana Reizniec-oak