• UK - CMA published the Decision considering the undertakings offered by Eville & Jones
  • EDF deal to buy GE’s nuclear turbine maker probed by UK watchdog - CMA investigating tie-up hailed as way to recover French control of atomic technology - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: 2022 Annual progress reports for the Customs and Fiscalis programmes and lessons learnt from the reporting exercise - 18 April 2023
  • The EU-Mercosur joint instrument fails to pass the EU’s own sustainability tests - See E3G Statement
  • WTO - Committee on Regional Trade Agreements - 106th session - Trade and cooperation agreement between the EU and the UK - Goods and services - Note on the meeting of 27 March 2023
  • WTO - DDG Ellard urges prompt acceptance of Fisheries Subsidies Agreement, completion of talks
  • WTO - Investment facilitation talks resolve remaining issues in Annex to Draft Agreement
  • WCO Enforcement Committee marks its 40th Anniversary


  • Study on the Critical Raw Materials for the EU 2023 - Final Report - Created by GROW.01.DIR - Last update 04/04/2023
  • European Clean Hydrogen Alliance Transmission & Distribution RT- Learnbook on Hydrogen Supply Corridors - Created by GROW.I.1 - Last update: 05/04/2023
  • Supply chain analysis and material demand forecast in strategic technologies and sectors in the EU - A foresight study - Created by GROW.01.DIR -Last update 04/04/2023
  • Transition pathway for tourism: 3rd Report - Summary of stakeholder pledges and commitments published on 31 March 2023 - Created by GROW.G.1 - Last update: 31/03/2023
  • Second Formal Objection against EN 17476:2021+A1:2022 ‘Specifications for dedicated liquefied petroleum gas appliances - LPG vapour pressure appliances incorporating a horizontal cartridge in the chassis’
  • Why Europe’s critical raw materials strategy has to be international - In ensuring supplies of critical raw materials, the EU cannot rely on domestic measures alone - See Bruegel Analysis
  • UK sets out £14.6bn science scheme as back-up to EU’s Horizon - Financial Times



  • Public consultation: Sustainable investment – EU environmental taxonomy - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 05 April 2023 - 03 May 2023
  • Joint association pre-trilogue comments on the MiFID II / MiFIR Fundamental Review in relation to commodity derivatives
  • EBA launches call for papers for its 2023 Policy Research Workshop



  • The Energy and Climate Technical Working Group discusses carbon pricing and CBAM readiness of the Contracting Parties - Energy Community
  • Electricity industry calls on EU to put an end to inframarginal revenue caps, introduced to cope with rising energy prices - See the Joint industry statement


  • T&E analysis of EU taxonomy criteria for shipping - Estimating the eligibility of fossil LNG ships   
  • Polluting planes and ships get green investment label from EU - Update to EU Taxonomy could see green funds being funnelled into big polluters like Airbus, Ryanair, MSC and Carnival Cruises - T&E Statement


  • Public consultation: Virtual worlds (metaverses) – a vision for openness, safety and respect - Communication - Feedback period: 05 April 2023 - 03 May 2023 



  • Agenda for: Council of the European Union (Foreign Affairs) - 24 April 2023
  • Statement by President von der Leyen with President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping following the trilateral meeting
  • Statement by President von der Leyen following the trilateral meeting with President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping and French President Macron
  • EU: Tracking the Pact: Council reports on externalisation efforts in Iraq and Nigeria
  • The warm embrace and the cold shoulder: China mines Europe’s fractures during joint visit -