COMPETITION

  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Standard Steel by Sumitomo and NSC (M.9384) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Commission talks with Google, Facebook and Bing on PR advertising
  • France - The Autorité de la concurrence sanctions Bikeurope for having banned its authorized distributors from selling its bikes online
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - Lists of notifications of merger projects - 02 July 2019
  • Romania - The Competition Council authorized the transaction through which Eurobank Ergasias SA in Greece takes over Grivalia Properties REIC, a company also from Greece
  • UK - CMA announces Review of Part 6 of the Retail Banking Market Investigation Order 2017
  • UK - CMA updates timetable for civil investigation into suspected cartel in supply of precast concrete drainage products

STATE AID

  • Commission Decision (EU) 2019/1127 of 4 October 2018 on the State aid SA.45359 - 2017/C (ex 2016/N) which Slovakia is planning to implement for Jaguar Land Rover Slovakia s.r.o. 

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: 30th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - General Legislation Section of 12 July 2019
  • Minutes of the 199th meeting of the Customs Code Committee (Textiles and Mechanical / Miscellaneous Sub-section) of 20-22 May 2019
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the OECD Public Governance Committee and the OECD Council on the draft Recommendation on Countering Illicit Trade: Enhancing Transparency in Free Trade Zones (See the Annex)
  • Council Decision (EU) 2019/1121 of 25 June 2019 on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Assessment of EU-US trade relations in the light of recent developments
  • Answer given by Mr Mimica to a MEP written question - South Africa: violation of the Cotonou Agreement
  • WTO issues new edition of World Tariff Profiles
  • USTR proposes additional products for tariff countermeasures in response to harm caused by EU Aircraft subsidies (See USTR Statement)
  • US considers extra $4bn of tariffs in EU aircraft subsidies spat - Trade concerns mount as Washington targets cheeses, coffee, pasta and olives - Financial Times 

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) of 03 July 2019
  • European Parliament - Weekly agenda - The week ahead of 01 - 07 July 2019
  • Agenda for :Informal meeting of competitiveness ministers of 04-05 July 2019
  • Horizon 2020: Commission to invest €11 billion in new ways to address societal challenges and boost jobs and growth - Midday Express

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA ceases renewal of product intervention measure relating to binary options
  • ESMA issues opinions on product intervention measures by Cyprus, France, Malta and Sweden
    ESMA updates the CSDR Q&As

ENERGY

  • Recommendation for a Decision authorising the entering into negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty - Council Decision - Decision of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States that are parties to the Energy Charter Treaty - Negotiating Directives Adoption
  • ACER: progress in ENTSOG’s gas network development plan; further improvements needed

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Commission publishes information on CO2 emissions from maritime transport
  • Answer given by Mr Vella to a MEP written question - Recycling of precious metals

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET - INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Nokia boss warns against tougher security rules - European governments grapple with concerns about using Huawei in telecoms networks - Financial Times

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Minutes of the Stakeholders Advisory Group on Maritime Security of 23 May 2019
  • Minutes of the 10th Meeting of the Expert Group on Urban Mobility of 05 April 2019

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1111 of 25 June 2019 on jurisdiction, the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility, and on international child abduction

EURO, ECB & ECONOMY

  • Report from the Commission concerning the implementation and the results of the Pericles 2020 programme for the protection of the euro against counterfeiting in 2018 (See Annex 1 & Annex 2)
  • May 2019 compared with April 2019 - Industrial producer prices down by 0.1% in euro area - Unchanged in EU28

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against Syria 
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against Iran