How can you get clarification on complaint of the grant practice?
On the external trade front, the European Union (EU) is governed by a general framework for the liberalization of trade, without prejudice to the possibility of recourse to certain procedures aimed at safeguarding the market against certain unfair trade practices in third countries. is an unfair trade practice condemned by the World Trade Organization (WTO) Anti-subsidy Code, which sets out the exact requirements and procedures that all WTO members must follow to counter this practice.
The Directorate General of Economic Activities (DGAE) of the Ministry of Economy (ME) is responsible for the Portuguese representation in the Committee of Commercial Defense Instruments of the European Commission, ensuring regular contact with the State Organizations involved, economic agents and their structures with a view to defining the national position to be defended. Where subsidy practices are found, a complaint may be lodged with the responsible authorities of the EU.