• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10561 – Cintra / Abertis / Itinere / BIP & Drive) 
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10903 – Circle K / Schibsted / Elton Mobility)
  • Commission clears creation of joint venture by Stellantis and Hon Hai (M.10982) - Midday Express
  • EU and Africa to meet during the 2nd Competition Week and a high-level conference to discuss competition law enforcement – 13 to 16 February 2023 (Programme)  - Midday Express
  • Austria - E-Control and Federal Competition Authority set up task force to investigate the situation on the electricity and gas markets 


  • Commission opens in-depth investigation into French support measures in favour of Fret SNCF (SA.61880) - IP/23/243
  • Commission approves €200 million Lithuanian scheme to support companies in context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.104926)  - Midday Express


  • Guidance Document on “Customs Formalities on Entry and Import into the European Union” (Revision 2) - as updated on 12 December 2022
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of fatty acid originating in Indonesia
  • US, EU Sign Tariff Rate Quota Agreement
  • A new WTO deal to facilitate investment could be ready in 2023. It could not be more timely - Speech by DDG Anabel González


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Internal Market) - 20 January 2023
  • Harnessing Talent in Europe: a new boost for EU Regions - IP/23/145QaAFactSheetReport & Communication - Remarks by VP Šuica
  • Protecting gamers and encouraging growth in the video games sector - see EP Statement
  • 30 years of the EU single market: Time to face new challenges - see EP Statement


  • Summary of European Commission Decisions on authorisations for the placing on the market for the use and/or for use of substances listed in Annex XIV to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)


  • ESMA has published its latest edition of its Spotlight on Markets Newsletter


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/121 of 17 January 2023 amending and correcting Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1165 authorising certain products and substances for use in organic production and establishing their lists
  • EFCA´s newly-chartered EU fisheries patrol vessels are ready to go at sea


  • rescEU: Commission creates first ever chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear strategic reserve in Finland – IP/23/233
  • EIB lends €40 million to the PUNCH Group to develop hydrogen propulsion technologies in Turin and Strasbourg - IP/23/252
  • InvestEU: support for solar farms in Greece to increase renewable energy production - IP/23/261


  • Commission and Japan sign new Copernicus arrangement to boost exchange of Earth observation data - Midday Express
  • Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution Forty-second session of the Executive Body (EB 42) (Geneva/hybrid, 12-16 December 2022) - Statements by the EU and its Member States
  • Waste shipments: MEPs push for tighter EU rules


  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Pest categorisation of Nipaecoccus viridis
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Safety evaluation of the food enzyme triacylglycerol lipase from the non‐genetically modified Rhizopus arrhizus strain AE‐N
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Safety of 27 flavouring compounds providing a milky‐vanilla flavour and belonging to different chemical groups for use as feed additives in all animal species (FEFANA asbl)
  • EFSA - Reasoned Opinion - Setting of import tolerance for tricyclazole in rice
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Pest categorisation of Resseliella maxima
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Pest survey card on Beet curly top virus
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Efficacy of a postharvest treatment aiming at eradication of all developmental stages of Tecia solanivora in ware potatoes
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Re‐evaluation of the existing health‐based guidance values for copper and exposure assessment from all sources
  • EFSA - Technical Report - Public consultation on the draft scientific opinion on the re‐evaluation of the existing health‐based guidance values for copper and exposure assessment from all sources
  • EFSA - External Scientific Report - Review of state‐of‐the‐art AI tools and methods for screening, extracting and evaluating NAMs literature in the context of chemical risk assessment


  • Migration management: Call for proposals to fund actions on integration and complementary pathways - Midday Express
  • Corruption allegations: Parliament has to seize the moment, MEPs say



  • Speech by President von der Leyen at the EP Plenary on the conclusions of the European Council meeting of 15 December 2022
  • Swedish Prime Minister outlines priorities to make EU greener, safer and freer
  • Possible items for College agendas 25 January - 28 June 2023


  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/122 of 17 January 2023 amending Joint Action 2008/124/CFSP on the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, EULEX KOSOVO
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/123 of 17 January 2023 amending Decision (CFSP) 2019/97 in support of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention in the framework of the EU Strategy against Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/124 of 17 January 2023 in support of the Hague Code of Conduct and ballistic missile non-proliferation in the framework of the implementation of the EU Strategy against Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Humanitarian Aid: EU increases funding to €1.7 billion for 2023 - IP/23/253 


  • MEPs call for a firmer response to Russian threats to European security