• Commission approves €2 million Cypriot scheme to support private investments into innovative SMEs (SA.63127) - Midday Express


  • Council Recommendation on the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU and the possible lifting of such restriction - notification from Switzerland



  • Agenda for: EP INTA Committee of 28 February 2022
  • Agenda for: 228th meeting of the Customs Code Committee - Tariff & Statistical Nomenclature Section (Sub-section - Mechanicals/Miscellaneous/Textile) from 14 to 16 February 2022
  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Customs Programme Coordinators of Participating Administrations of 10 January 2022
  • Decision No 2/2021 of the EU-PLO Joint Committee of 24 December 2021 on the extension of the temporary amendments provided for by Point A of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union, of the one part, and the Palestinian Authority of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, of the other part, providing further liberalisation of agricultural products, processed agricultural products and fish and fishery products
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Britain’s trade deals are impacting EU farmers 
  • WTO - Workshop looks into practical aspects of supporting equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines
  • EU, China set April 1 summit amid tension on trade, geopolitics - EU hopes to use meeting to calm the geopolitical heat with Beijing -
  • Lithuania tests the EU’s resolve on Chinese economic coercion - Beijing is targeting the Baltic nation after it allowed Taiwan to open a de facto embassy. How will Europe respond? - Financial Times


  • Presentations: 4th Raw Materials Week - 15-19 November 2021: Pitron; Randazzo; Bourg; Grohol; Hool
  • Future trends Innovation and skills for Raw Materials - by Markus Häupl
  • Presentations - Workshop - How companies improve critical raw materials circularity - 16 November 2021
  • Presentations: 3rd EU Raw Materials Biotics Event on Bio-based solutions for the green and digital transition - 16 November 2021
  • Sustainable processing and refining of battery grade graphite - DG Growth - Batteries Working Party 2022
  • Presentations - Towards an Earth Observation platform for Raw Materials: Benito; Foumelis & Herrera
  • Annual High Level Conference of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials - Presentations
  • 4th Event on the UN Framework Classification for Resources and the UN Resource Management System - Co-organised with UNECE and EGS


  • EBA makes adjustments to the Single Rulebook Q&A process
  • EBA issues an Opinion on the European Commission’s proposed amendments to the EBA final draft technical standards on fixed overheads requirements


  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Fiscalis Programme Coordinators of Participating Administrations of 10 January 2022
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/197 of 17 January 2022 establishing a common fiscal marker for gas oils and kerosene


  • Latest data on the agricultural market situation
  • Severe drought situation in Portugal and Spain - Information from the Portuguese and Spanish delegations


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy of 15 February 2022
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Energy market and price setting rules
  • EU regulators halt probe into Qatar gas contracts - Move comes amid concerns that supply from Russia to Europe could be disrupted - Financial Times



  • SCCS - Minutes of the Working Group meeting on Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products of 4 February 2022
  • Updated - Guideline on the requirements for quality documentation concerning biological investigational medicinal products in clinical trials
  • Updated - Guideline on the requirements to the chemical and pharmaceutical quality documentation concerning investigational medicinal products in clinical trials
  • Reports to the European Parliament and to the Council on import measures and plant passports as provided for by Articles 50 and 79 of the Plant Health Regulation Information from the European Commission
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/194 of 10 February 2022 amending Annexes V and XIV to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/404 as regards the entries for the United Kingdom in the lists of third countries authorised for the entry into the Union of consignments of poultry, germinal products of poultry and fresh meat of poultry and game birds
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 7, Revision 6 (FGE.07Rev6): saturated and unsaturated aliphatic secondary alcohols, ketones and esters of secondary alcohols and saturated linear or branched‐chain carboxylic acids from chemical group 5
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 63, Revision 4 (FGE.63Rev4): consideration of aliphatic secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, ketones and related esters evaluated by JECFA (59th and 69th meetings) structurally related to flavouring substances evaluated by EFSA in FGE.07Rev6


  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on contestable and fair markets in the digital sector (Digital Markets Act) - 4 column-table
  • Commissioner Breton agrees with Singapore Minister Iswaran to expand digital cooperation - See the Statement


  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Enforcement of EU data protection rules
  • Answer given by Vice-President Šuica to a MEP written question - Data protection in the digital age for underage pupils


  • OLAF and the Hungarian Prosecutor sign cooperation arrangement



  • Market-stabilization QE - ECB Working Paper Series - No.2640
  • The real effects of FinTech lending on SMEs: evidence from loan applications - ECB Working Paper Series - No.2639
  • How persistent supply chain disruptions could affect euro area potential output - Economic Bulletin Issue 1, 2022
  • Recent inflation developments in the United States and the euro area – an update - Economic Bulletin Issue 1, 2022 


  • Statement by President von der Leyen with Iván Duque Márquez, President of Colombia
  • Statement on the talks between Björn Seibert, Head of Cabinet of President von der Leyen, and Jake Sullivan, US National Security Advisor
  • Statement on the talks between Björn Seibert, Head of Cabinet of President von der Leyen, and US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman
  • Statement on the talks between Björn Seibert, Head of Cabinet of President von der Leyen, and US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman 
  • Ukraine: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on diplomatic presence in Kyiv
  • College of Commissioners participates in first Africa-Europe Week for key discussions ahead of EU-African Union Summit - Midday Express
  • Austrian foreign minister says Vienna willing to sanction Russia -