• Data on COVID-19 vaccination in the EU/EEA - ECDC
  • Data on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths by EU/EEA country - ECDC
  • EMA receives application for conditional marketing authorisation for Paxlovid (PF-07321332 and ritonavir) for treating patients with COVID-19


  • Commission approves €100 million Flemish scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus pandemic (SA.101133) - Midday Express


  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10546 - ICG/CEIT)
  • Commission clears acquisition of La Doria by Amalfi Invest Opportunities (M.10551) - Midday Express
  • Belgium - The Competition Authority approves the merger between the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge
  • Cyprus - The Annual Report of the Commission for the Protection of Competition for the year 2020
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration in relation to the acquisition of the share capital of Paula's Choice, Inc. by Conopco, Inc.
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration in relation to the acquisition by CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS S.A. of the share capital of WSHP Intermediate Holding S.ΰ r.l., via Sebia S.A.
  • Cyprus - Notification of a merger in connection with the acquisition by The Blackstone Group Inc. of Diamondback Acquisition, Inc., through Spark Topco Inc. and Spark Acquisition Sub Inc.
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Slovakia - AMO SR imposed fines of almost EUR 9 million for a cartel in public procurement in energy sector
  • Sweden - The Competition Authority wants a court judgment on the contracting authority responsible for an illegal direct award
  • UK - Pennon Group's Bristol Water concessions could be accepted, UK CMA says
  • UK - Brookfield Asset Management's acquisition of a minority shareholding in Scotia Gas Networks is being probed by the CMA
  • EU to block $2bn Korean shipbuilding merger between Daewoo and Hyundai - Financial Times


  • Commission invites comments on proposed revision of EU State aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors - IP/22/241


  • Agenda for: Customs 2027 Programme - CLEN Action 3 - Progress meeting of the SAMANCTA Group of 16 February 2022
  • Agenda for: Customs 2027 Programme - CLEN Action 2 - 9th Proficiency Test related to the Meursing Table of 20 January 2022
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Trade Policy Committee of 14 January 2022
  • Draft opinion by MEP Karin Karlsbro on "Establishing a carbon border adjustment mechanism" - Amendments 413 - 548
  • Answer given by Mr Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Temporary suspension of anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese flat-rolled aluminium products
  • Answer given by Mr Dombrovskis to a MEP written question -  Ensuring the protection of SMEs against the adverse effects of anti-dumping cases
  • Minutes of the Preparatory meetings of the WTO SPS Committees of 12 October 2021
  • WTO - General Council discusses India’s call for virtual ministerial meeting on pandemic response
  • Five best wishes for WTO members in 2022 by DDG Anabel Gonzalez



  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/... of 7.1.2022 on amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1675 supplementing Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council, as regards adding Burkina Faso, Cayman Islands, Haiti, Jordan, Mali, Morocco, the Philippines, Senegal, and South Sudan to the table in point I of the Annex and deleting The Bahamas, Botswana, Ghana, Iraq and Mauritius from this table
  • Financial literacy: Commission and OECD-INFE publish joint framework to improve individuals' financial skills - IP/22/283
  • DG FISMA - Consolidated list of persons, groups and entities subject to EU financial sanctions as of 10 January 2022
  • EBA - Asset quality has further improved, but cyber risk remains a source of concern for EU banks
  • The EU vs the City of London: a slow puncture - Financial Times 



  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Rising energy prices
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Tackling the energy crisis and the proposed measures
  • Answer given by Vice-President Frans Timmermans to a MEP written question - absolving Gazprom of responsibility for the situation in the EU gas market 


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the GM food and feed Appeal Committee of 20 January 2022
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the PAFF Committee,
    - Section on Phytopharmaceuticals - Legislation of 27-28 January 2022
    - Section on GM food and feed and environmental risk of 20 January 2022
  • Minutes of Working Group Meeting on Cosmetic Ingredients of 20-21 December 2021
  • SCHEER - Preliminary Opinion open for comments on "Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive" - Permethrin (deadline: 7 February 2022)
  • SCCS - Preliminary Opinion open for comments on 4-Methylbenzylidene camphor (4-MBC) - deadline for comments: 28 February 2022
  • Geographical distribution of confirmed MERS-CoV cases by country of infection and year - ECDC
  • Geographical distribution of confirmed MERS-CoV cases by probable region of infection and exposure, from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021 - ECDC
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) …/… of XXX laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the glossary of common ingredient names for use in the labelling of cosmetic products
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/20 of 7 January 2022 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 536/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards setting up the rules and procedures for the cooperation of the Member States in safety assessment of clinical trials


  • Google in last-ditch lobbying attempt to influence incoming EU tech rules - Financial Times


  • EDPS sanctions the European Parliament for illegal EU-US data transfers - among other violations



  • Conference on the Future of Europe: Panel on Climate change, environment / Health delivers recommendations - IP/22/285
  • Statement by President von der Leyen on the passing of David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament


  • Nicaragua: Council sanctions seven more individuals and three entities linked to the regime (see Regulation (EU) 2022/22 & Decision (CFSP) 2022/24)
  • Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/21 of 10 January 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic
  • Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2022/23 of 10 January 2022 implementing Decision 2013/798/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Central African Republic
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina: Statement by the Spokesperson on actions undermining the stability of the country
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - Continued acts of blatant provocation by Turkey targeting the Republic of Cyprus in breach of EU and international law
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - Escalation of Turkish threats against Cyprus and the need for an EU response
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - AUKUS agreement: Another diplomatic defeat for the EU
  • Brexit deadlock: Will the UK and EU agree a deal on Northern Ireland? - Financial Times
  • The EU’s regrettable absence on Ukraine - Financial Times