COMPETITION

STATE AID

  • Commission approves market conform asset protection scheme for banks in Greece (SA.53519) - IP/19/6058
  • Commission approves €6 million public support to promote shift of freight transport from road to rail in the Emilia-Romagna region (Italy) - Midday Express

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Notice of initiation of an anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of certain heavyweight thermal paper originating in the Republic of Korea
  • Notice of initiation of an anti-subsidy proceeding concerning imports of certain hot rolled stainless steel sheets and coils originating in the People’s Republic of China and Indonesia
  • Corrigendum to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1688 of 8 October 2019 imposing a definitive anti-dumping dutyand definitively collecting the provisional duty imposed on imports of mixtures of urea and ammonium nitrate originating in Russia, Trinidad and Tobago and the United States of America
  • Trade: Commission continues to level the playing field for EU steel producers (See Regulation (EU) 2019/1693) - Midday Express 
  • US additional duties on certain European agro-food products - Information from the Italian delegation
  • Serious damage caused by the Asian stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) to the fruit and vegetable sector - Information from the Italian delegation
  • Sustainability impact assessment in support of the association agreement negotiations between the European Union and Mercosur

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Draft - Commission Delegated Regulation ( (EU) …/... of 4.10.2019 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures and correcting that Regulation & Annex
  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1691 of 9 October 2019 amending Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the REACH
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1692 of 9 October 2019 on the application of certain registration and data-sharing provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council after the expiry of the final registration deadline for phase-in substances
  • October infringements package: key decisions
  • Gothenburg and Málaga will be European Capitals of Smart Tourism in 2020

FINANCIAL SERVICES

TAXATION

  • Taxation: 2 countries removed from list of non-cooperative jurisdictions, 5 meet commitments
  • Taxation: Commission refers Hungary to the Court for failing to apply the minimum EU excise duty on cigarettes - IP/19/5991
  • Answer given by Mr Moscovici to a MEP written question - Driving school instution made liable for VAT: request for the Commission's opinion

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Preparations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meetings (Santiago de Chile, 2-13 December 2019) - Council conclusions
  • Protecting the environment through criminal law: European Commission launches public consultation to evaluate EU rules - Midday Express

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Commission communication in the framework of the implementation of the Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on general product safety
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1698 of 9 October 2019 on European standards for products drafted in support of Directive 2001/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on general product safety
  • Agenda - Meeting of the Competent Authorities for Tissues and Cells (22 - 23 October 2019)
  • Notice to stakeholders - Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules on tobacco products
  • Report on food and food ingredients treated with ionising radiation for the years 2016-2017 & Annex

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council Implementation of Directive 2010/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 July 2010 on the framework for the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems in the field of road transport and for interfaces with other modes of transport - See the Annex
  • Commission launches Road Safety Exchange project with 12 Member States and announces winners of the 2019 Road Safety Awards - Midday Express

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Preparation of the Council position on the evaluation and review of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - Comments from Member States
  • Member States publish a report on EU coordinated risk assessment of 5G networks security - IP/19/6049

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Rule of Law: European Commission refers Poland to the Court of Justice to protect judges from political control - IP/19/6033
  • Hungary: Commission takes next step in the infringement procedure for non-provision of food in transit zones - IP/19/5994
  • President Donald Tusk delivered the opening keynote speech at the session "Reinventing Democracy" of the Athens Democracy Forum.
  • Agenda for: EPPO Expert Group pursuant to Article 20(4) of Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 of 14 October 2019
  • Activity Report of the OLAF Supervisory Committee — 2018

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • EU approves €30 million disbursement in Macro-Financial Assistance to the Republic of Moldova - IP/19/6060
  • Main Results of the Eurogroup of 09 October 2019 (See the Remarks by Mário Centeno and the introductory remarks by Commissioner Moscovici)
    • Term sheet on the budgetary instrument for convergence and competitiveness (BICC)
  • ECB executive board: Eurogroup gives support to Fabio Panetta's candidacy

FUTURE OF EUROPE& BREXIT

  • Statement by Michel Barnier at the European Parliament Plenary session
  • Draft - Commission delegated Regulation (EU) …/... amending Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2019/1197 as regards the deadlines by which the United Kingdom would have to fulfil the conditions for eligibility for Union funding following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on recent developments in north-east Syria
  • Mozambique: EU channels further €10 million in humanitarian aid - IP/19/6054
  • Commissioner Stylianides attends Bonn Agreement Ministerial Meeting and the Bonn UN Talks 2019 - Midday Express
  • Draft Council conclusions on space solutions for a sustainable Arctic - Presidency text