COMPETITION

STATE AID

  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objection 

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Draft - Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX amending Regulation (EC) No 1218/1999 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature and repealing Implementing Regulation (EU) No 670/2013 (Heading: 6306)
  • Draft -  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 9506 91 90)
  • Draft - Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union (CN: 4202 91 80, 4202 92 19, 4202 92 98, 4202 99 00)
  • Draft - Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union (CN: 9503 00 35 and 9503 00 39 & 9503 00 61 and 9503 00 69 & 9503 00 95 and 9503 00 99)
  • Minutes of the Customs Code Committee - Data Integration and Harmonisation of 03 April 2019
  • European Union schedule of specific commitments annexed to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
  • Commission proposed adjustments to the existing safeguards for steel (See the EU notification to the WTO) - 14.08.2019
  • Commission imposed countervailing duties on Indonesian biodiesel (See the Regulation) - 13.08.2019
  • Commission started an investigation on dumped hot rolled steel from China, Taiwan and Indonesia - 12.08.2019
  • Commission publishes latest updates on trade and investment talks with Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Chile and China
  • WTO - United States appeals panel report regarding renewable energy measures (DS510)
  • Britain should break with Europe on palm oil - Bilaterals.org/Bloomberg

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Minutes & Report - Final meeting of the "Industry 2030" High-Level Industrial Roundtable of 25 June 2019

ENERGY

  • ACER issues a Recommendation for implementing the 70% minimum margin of capacity available for cross border trade in electricity
  • ACER decides on the gas capacity booking platform for German-Polish border
  • ACER consults on the amendment of Core regional design of long-term transmission rights
  • ACER decides on the methodology for coordinated redispatching and countertrading in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • World Wildlife Conference: EU pushes for better protection of the world's most threatened species

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report - Report 33 ( Published on: 16/08/2019)

DATA PRIVACY

  • Report from the Multistakeholder Expert Group on the GDPR application and the Annex (Questionnaire used)

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Private sector working group issues recommendations on the transition from EONIA to €STR for cash and derivatives products - ECB Press Release
  • Much ado about nothing? The shale oil revolution and the global supply curve - ECB Working Paper Series No.2309
  • Dominant-currency pricing and the global output spillovers from US dollar appreciation - ECB Working Paper Series No.2308
  • July 2019 - Annual inflation down to 1.0% in the euro area - Down to 1.4% in the EU
  • June 2019 - Euro area international trade in goods surplus €20.6 bn - €6.1 bn surplus for EU28

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • Brexit Secretary signs order to scrap 1972 Brussels Act - ending all EU law in the UK
  • New IFG report: Voting on Brexit - Parliament’s role before 31 October

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2019
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on Hong Kong