EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

ECONOMY

  • COVID-19 - Council gives go-ahead to support from EU budget
    - Proposal for a Regulation concerning the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative
    - Proposal for a Regulation extending the scope of the EU Solidarity Fund
  • Conclusions by the President of the European Council following the video conference with members of the European Council on COVID-19
  • ECB announces €750 billion Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme (PEPP)

INTERNAL MARKET

  • COVID-19: Commission and EU consumer authorities take action against the spread of fake products online - Midday Express
  • Delivering masks across borders: EU Single Market protecting citizens’ health - See the EP Statement
  • Coronavirus update regarding meetings and visitors to ECHA

HEALTH

  • Commission Decision of 16.03.2020 setting up the Commission’s advisory panel on COVID-19
  • COVID-19: Commission creates first ever rescEU stockpile of medical equipment
  • COVID-19: Commission publishes best practice recommendations on Community public health measures and screening - Midday Express
  • Delivering masks across borders: EU Single Market protecting citizens’ health - See teh EP Statement
  • EP Research Service: What can the EU do to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus crisis?

INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • COVID-19: Commission welcomes Member States' support to minimise traffic disruptions in the EU - Midday Express

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • COVID-19: Commission provides guidance on EU passenger rights - IP/20/485 - see Overview of national measures by country
  • COVID-19: European Union continues repatriation efforts of citizens to Europe
  • COVID-19: Temporary Restriction on Non-Essential Travel to the EU - Com 2020-115
  • Coronavirus crisis: No trade-off between consumer rights and supporting the travel sector - See Beuc Statement

COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9507 — Salini Impregilo/Astaldi)
  • Commission clears acquisition of certain port terminals by CMA CGM and CMP (M.9789) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears creation of new joint venture by AMG and Shell (M.9623) - Midday Express
  • Belgium - Decision of the Competition College concerning a request for interim measures of DPI against HP

STATE AID

  • EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision No 83/19/COL of 28 November 2019 Trondheim Spektrum (Norway)
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Earthquake-proofing motorways A24 and A25 in Italy: Commission opinion

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Exporter Guide for Submitting Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Treatment to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) - February 2020
  • Draft Text of the Agreement on the New Partnership with the United Kingdom - IP/20/447

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Legal basis for the introduction of the next generation of mobile telephony

FINANCIAL SERVICES

TAXATION

  • Transmission and exchange of payment data to fight VAT fraud - See the Survey
  • Answer given by Mr Gentiloni to a MEP written question - Excessive taxation of cars within the (internal) EU market and rising car prices

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Draft Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on minimum requirements for water reuse (first reading)
    - Adoption of the Council's position at first reading and of the statement of the Council's reasons
    - Statements by Greece and Slovak Republic
    - Statement by the Commission for the COREPER minutes 

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

BREXIT

  • UPDATED – Notice to stakeholders ´Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules for medicinal products for human and veterinary use
  • The sixth European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks statutory report detailing the progress on the development of common frameworks( See the Report)

EXTERNAL RELATIONS