• State aid - United Kingdom - State aid SA.34914 (2013/C) - United Kingdom - Gibraltar Corporate Income Tax Regime - Invitation to submit comments pursuant to Article 108(2) of the TTFEU
  • State Aid - Lithuania - State Aid SA.44678 (2022/C) (ex 2018/N) - Modification of aid for LNG Terminal in Lithuania - Invitation to submit comments pursuant to Article 108(2) of the TFEU
  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections
  • ESA approves Liechtenstein grant scheme for businesses affected by rising energy prices
  • ESA adopts new guidelines on State aid for broadband networks


  • Agenda for: 644th meeting of the Export Credits Group - 15 February 2023
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Customs Union - 16 February 2023
  • Report on critical tariff quota imports - 06 February 2023
  • List of quotas with changed status - 06 February 2023
  • Use of tariff quotas until 6 February 2023
  • Report & Working Document from the Commission pursuant to Article 278(a) of the Union Customs Code, on progress in developing the electronic systems provided for under the Code
  • Commission Decision of 31.1.2023 on the financing of projects in the area of external trade relations, including access to the markets of third countries and initiatives in the field of trade related assistance and the adoption of the work programme for 2023 - See the Annex
  • Commission notice concerning the application of the transitional rules of origin providing for diagonal cumulation between the applying Contracting Parties in the pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) zone
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/265 of 9 February 2023 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of ceramic tiles originating in India and Türkiye
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - Protection of ‘Prosecco’ DOC under the bilateral agreement on wine between the EU and the United States 
  • EU-US Trade and Technology Council: Modest progress in a challenging context - See the EP Briefing
  • EU vows to counter China over ‘massive’ subsidies - Commission president complains of Beijing’s opaque aid to companies - Financial Times
  • EU should simplify approvals for green investments, says steel executive - ArcelorMittal’s finance chief also calls on Brussels to match level of US environmental subsidies - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Technical Harmonisation (Attachés) - 27 February 2023
  • Due diligence, EP ENVI Committee wants to oblige company directors to have a credible transition plan - See the ENVI Draft Opinion and related Documents
  • Single market emergency instrument: Protecting the single market in future crises - See the EP Briefing
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Safety measures surrounding lithium-ion batteries and the institutional agreement on a new battery regulation
  • Gaps in the single market must be plugged - Slow progress toward fully integrated energy and telecoms sectors has left member countries unequally vulnerable - 


  • Agenda for: 49th meeting of the Expert Group of the European Securities Committee - 16 February 2023
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/266 of 9 February 2023 laying down technical information for the calculation of technical provisions and basic own funds for reporting with reference dates from 31 December 2022 until 30 March 2023 in accordance with Directive 2009/138/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the taking-up and pursuit of the business of Insurance and Reinsurance
  • ESMA sees high risks amid fragile markets



  • Commissioner Simson to visit Egypt to discuss energy security - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Impact of diesel shortage
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Profiteering by energy companies
  • ACER will consult on a proposal for the harmonised cross-zonal capacity allocation methodology
  • Digitalisation as a key enabler for a resilient and sustainable energy ecosystem - see Digitaleurope Paper
  • Putin has ‘lost the energy war’, top trader claims as he ends bets on high gas price - Pierre Andurand says Europe has weaned itself off Russian natural gas and is unlikely to return to it - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Climate change) - 16 February 2023
  • Wildfires: EU deploys more than 250 emergency responders to Chile - IP/23/767
  • Answer given by EVP Timmermans to a MEP written question - Carbon footprint labelling
  • Voluntary standards systems and deforestation due diligence -  Presentation to the EUTR Expert Group
  • Public consultation: Persistent organic pollutants – perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS) - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 09 February 2023 - 09 March 2023


  • Union for the Mediterranean: Transport Ministers reaffirm Euro-Mediterranean cooperation
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union at the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization, in respect of proposals for the amendment of Annex 16, Volumes I-III to the Chicago Convention, concerning Standards and Recommended Practices relating to environmental protection
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the 228th session of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as regards the envisaged adoption of Amendment 93 to Annex 10 - Aeronautical Telecommunications, Volume I - Radio Navigation Aids of the Convention on International Civil Aviation


  • Public consultation: Authorisation to negotiate a bilateral agreement on matters related to judicial cooperation in:
    - Civil commercial matters - 
    Proposal for a decision - Feedback period: 08 February 2023 - 05 April 2023 
    - Family law matters - 
    Proposal for a decision - Feedback period: 08 February 2023 - 05 April 2023
  • European Digital Identity Wallets: Commission publishes first technical Toolbox towards prototypes - Midday Express


  • Agenda for: Eurogroup Meeting - 13 February 2023
  • Agenda for: Economic and Financial Affairs Council - 14 February 2023
  • Italy calls for one-year extension to spend EU recovery funds - Rome seeks ‘quid pro quo’ from Paris and Berlin over supporting bloc’s changes to subsidy rules - Financial Times


  • Conclusions of the European Council adopted on Ukraine, economy, migration, Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue, and earthquake in Türkiye and Syria
  • Remarks & Speech by President Charles Michel ahead of the European Council on 9 February 2022
  • Agenda of the EP Plenary Sittings of 13 - 16 February 2023
  • Increasing European added value in an age of global challenges - Mapping the cost of non-Europe (2022-2032) - See the EP Study & Annex


  • Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2023/277 of 5 October 2022 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the updating of the list of defence-related products in line with the updated Common Military List of the European Union of 21 February 2022


  • Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel and Ukrainian President Zelenskyy on the occasion of the special meeting of the European Council of 9 February 2023


  • Council Decision (EU) 2023/310 of 6 February 2023 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the Specialised Committee on Social Security Coordination established under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the other part, as regards the use of the Electronic Exchange of Social Security Information for the transmission of data between institutions or liaison bodies