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Notification on: 15.11.2017
Provisional deadline:
Commitments submitted in N/2 on 16.05.2018
Deadline extended by 10 working days under article 10(3)2 on 24.04.2018
Deadline suspension under Article 11(3) ended on 27.02.2018
Deadline suspended under Article 11(3) [date may differ from the Article 11(3) decision date] from 20.02.2018
Deadline extended by 10 working days under article 10(3)2 on 19.01.2018
Prior publication in Official Journal: C438 Of 19.12.2017
Concerns economic activity (NACE): C.20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
C.20.12 - Manufacture of dyes and pigments
Regulation: Council Regulation 139/2004
Decision(s): 17.08.2018: Purchaser approval
                  en published on 12.03.2019

04.07.2018: Art. 8(2) with conditions & obligations
                  C441 Of 07.12.2018
                  Press Release: IP/18/4361
                  en published on 12.03.2019

24.04.2018: Art. 10(3)

16.03.2018: Art. 18 (Statement of Objections)

20.12.2017: Art. 6(1)(c)
                  C1 Of 04.01.2018
                  Press Release: IP/17/5386

Relation with other case(s): (none)
Other case related information(s): Section 1.2 of Form CO:
    en (15.11.2017) published on 22.11.2017

Trustee details:
    en (16.07.2018) published on 17.07.2018

Opinion of the Advisory Committee:
    en (20.06.2018) published on 07.12.2018

Final report of the Hearing Officer:
    en (22.06.2018) published on 07.12.2018
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