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Notification on: 25.09.2018
Provisional deadline: 17.06.2019
Deadline extended by 7 working days under article 10(3)2 on 25.04.2019
Commitments submitted in N/2 on 01.04.2019
Deadline extended by 8 working days under article 10(3)2 on 19.03.2019
Deadline suspension under Article 11(3) ended on 09.01.2019
Deadline suspended under Article 11(3) [date may differ from the Article 11(3) decision date] from 30.11.2018
Deadline extended by 5 working days under article 10(3)2 on 13.11.2018
Prior publication in Official Journal: C354 Of 03.10.2018
Concerns economic activity (NACE): C.24.10 - Manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys
Regulation: Council Regulation 139/2004
Decision(s): 11.06.2019: Art. 8(3)
                  Press Release: IP/19/2948
                  en published on 18.01.2021

25.04.2019: Art. 10(3)

19.03.2019: Art. 10(3)

13.02.2019: Art. 18 (Statement of Objections)

30.10.2018: Art. 6(1)(c)
                  C401 Of 07.11.2018
                  Press Release: IP/18/6255

Relation with other case(s): (none)
Other case related information(s): Section 1.2 of Form CO:
    en (26.09.2018) published on 27.09.2018

Opinion of the Advisory Committee:
    en (27.05.2019) published on 10.10.2019

Final report of the Hearing Officer:
    en (15.01.2021) published on 20.01.2021
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