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Finland asks Commission to examine France ship deal

09.01.13 @ 09:28

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Finland Tuesday asked the European Commission to examine French state subsidies given to shipbuilder STX France to help it secure a €1bn cruise ship order, reports AFP. Rival STX Finland was also trying to get the tender. Helsinki asked Brussels to "make sure that France has followed the EU rules."