COMPETITION

STATE AID

  • Commission opens in-depth investigation procedure into measures in favour of Béziers airport in France and Ryanair (SA.47970)
  • Commission clears public support for several ferry services in Italy; finds other measures to the former Tirrenia Group to be incompatible aid (SA.15631 (concerning the Tirrenia Group), and SA.32014, SA.32015 and SA.32016)
  • Commission opens in-depth investigation into public service delegation contracts for maritime services to Corsica (SA.49207)
  • Commission opens in-depth investigation into the regulatory mechanism for natural gas storage in France (SA.49414)

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Customs Union Working Party of 06 March2020
  • Agenda for: 19th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Data Integration and Harmonization section - joint with Trade Contact Group (TCG) of 30 March 2020
  • Agenda for: 17th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Customs Debt and Guarantees of 10 March 2020
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Customs Expert Group, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section, HS/WCO Coordination Sector of 03 March 2020
  • Minutes of the CLEN meeting of the 2nd Proficiency Test on Textile of 19 November 2019
  • Draft - Commission delegated Regulation EU) …/... amending Regulation (EU) 2018/196 on additional customs duties on imports of certain products originating in the United States of America
  • Draft recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Swiss Confederation in the context of negotiations under Article XXVIII of the GATT 1994 on the modification of Switzerland's WTO concessions with regard to seasoned meat - Amendment 1
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/290 of 28 February 2020 terminating the partial interim review of the countervailing duty applicable to imports of tubes and pipes of ductile cast iron originating in India without amending the measures in force
  • Commission notice concerning the application of the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin or the protocols on rules of origin providing for diagonal cumulation between the Contracting Parties to this Convention
  • Decision No 1/2019 of the EU-Ukraine Sanitary and Phytosanitary Management Sub-committee of 18 November 2019 modifying Annex V to Chapter 4 of the Association Agreement
  • Notice of initiation of a partial interim review of the anti-dumping and countervailing measures applicable to imports of certain graphite electrode systems originating in India
  • Kosovo: Statement by the Spokesperson on the announcement to lift import tariffs
  • Report of the 6th round of negotiations for a FTA between the European Union and Australia
  • Joint communiqué of the 6th meeting of the EU-SADC EPA Trade and Development Committee, 19-20 February 2020
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Rules of origin for certain metal sectors in EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement
  • Ukraine notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 25 February 2020 a safeguard investigation on polymeric materials
  • Programme of the EP INTA Committee Workshop  - Trade-related aspects of carbon border adjustment mechanisms of 5 March 2020

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

TAXATION

  • Agenda of the 98th SCAC Meeting of 24 March 2020
  • Agenda for: 17th meeting of the Expert Group in the field of VAT - Administrative Cooperation of 24 March 2020
  • Council Regulation (EU) 2020/283 of 18 February 2020 amending Regulation (EU) No 904/2010 as regards measures to strengthen administrative cooperation in order to combat VAT fraud
  • Council Directive (EU) 2020/285 of 18 February 2020 amending Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax as regards the special scheme for small enterprises and Regulation (EU) No 904/2010 as regards the administrative cooperation and exchange of information for the purpose of monitoring the correct application of the special scheme for small enterprises
  • Guidelines resulting from meetings of the VAT Committee - Up until 25 February 2020

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • EBA reviews its RTS on Professional Indemnity Insurance for mortgage credit intermediaries
  • EBA updates list of institutions involved in the 2020 supervisory benchmarking exercise
  • MiFID II: ESMA makes available the results of the annual transparency calculations for equity and equity-like instruments

ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHNAGE

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on Telecommunications & Information Society of 05 March 2020
  • Roadmap - Implementing regulation - Light deployment regime for small-area wireless access points - Feedback period: 27 February 2020 - 26 March 2020
  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on cyber issues (cyber attaches) of 04 March 2020

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY  & JUSTICE

  • Roadmap - Future-proofing the EU: 2020 strategic foresight report - Feedback period: 26 February 2020 - 25 March 2020

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Macroeconomic Imbalances Procedure: has it worked in practice to improve the resilience of the euro area? - In-depth analysis for the EP Econ Committee

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) of 04 & 06 March 2020

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/288 of 28 February 2020 amending for the 311th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations - See the Notice
  • Turkey's illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean: EU puts two persons on sanctions list (See Regulation (EU) 2020/274, Decision (CFSP) 2020/275, Notice 1 & 2)
  • President of the European Council issued a statement on recent situation in Syria and Turkey
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on current political developments in Afghanistan and the prospects for peace
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the political situation in Guinea
  • Entry into Force of the EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement on 1 March
  • Sudan: European Union provides €30 million in humanitarian assistance - See also Speech by J. Borrell
  • European Union announces €100 million to support the democratic transition process in Sudan
  • 10th African Union Commission – European Commission Meeting - Joint Communique