23 July 2021 15:54
644 companies that trade plants and flowers have submitted an application to participate in the “BonuSicilia – Fiorai”, the non-repayable contribution of the Sicilian Region to support the commercial activities of the horticultural sector damaged by the pandemic. According to data provided by InfoCamere, which managed the telematic counter, 88 percent of applications were submitted by sole proprietors, mostly with the Ateco code relating to the retail trade of flowers and plants.
“We have two good news – announces the councilor for Productive Activities, Mimmo Turano – the first is that, net of the controls, the 644 companies that have submitted the request will all receive the maximum contribution foreseen, that is 3,500 euros each. The second good news – continues the exponent of the Musumeci government – is that we still have resources available and we are therefore able to respond positively to the appeal of Ferderfiori of Confcommercio, which has asked for more time to present the requests. it will reopen the possibility of submitting the application for the grant. It will be published in the first ten days of August and the online platform will be open from 21 September “.
Also for the new announcement announced by the councilor Turano, the non-repayable contributions, the result of a remodeling of the Development and Cohesion Fund, are intended for companies that carry out commercial activities, both wholesale and retail, of flowers and plants, including companies producing and composing natural and artificial flowers and plants as well as agents and representatives of flowers and plants.