• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11131 - Pierer / Leoni)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10865 - Astorg / IPCOM)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10958 - Carlyle / Garnica)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11101 - Cepsa / BOH / BWT)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11110 - EFMS / PSPIB / Radius)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10823 - Clearlake / TA Associates / Ephesoft)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10674 - Interparking Servizi / OSR / Parking Lot JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10886 - Ineos / Sinopec / Shanghai Secco Petrochemical)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11030 - Aware Super / ABP / DV4 / Omers / Real Estate JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10879 - EMZ Partners / IK Investment / Oakley Capital / Mr Valentin Schütt / Wischcard)
  • Renfe’s EU antitrust commitments market-tested by commission - IP/23/3455
  • Germany - Pool equipment industry: Bundeskartellamt clears merger between Fluidra and Meranus
  • Ireland - CCPC to carry out Phase 2 investigation of Dawn Meats’ proposed acquisition of Kildare Chilling (M/23/006)
  • Poland - The UOKiK's decision and actions will improve the situation for milk suppliers


  • Commission notice on interpretative guidelines concerning Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road
  • Commission Decision (EU) 2023/1229 of 7 June 2022 on the State aid SA.58101 (2020/C ex 2020/N) and SA.62043 (2021/C ex 2021/N) which Portugal is planning to implement for rescuing and restructuring the SATA Group


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Customs Union - 28 June 2023
  • Agenda for: 39th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Data Integration & Harmonization - 03 July 2023
  • Agenda for: 35th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Special Procedures other than transit - 5 July 2023
  • Action brought on 14 April 2023 - Hansol Paper Vs Commission (Case T-199/23)
    Re: annulment of the anti-dumping duty imposed by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/593 of 16 March 2023 re-imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain lightweight thermal paper originating in the Republic of Korea as regards the Hansol Group and amending the residual duty
  • Action brought on 3 May 2023 - Akgün Seramik and Others Vs. Commission (Case T-231/23)
    Re: annulment of 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
  • Action brought on 2 May 2023 - Hitit Seramik Vs. Commission (Case T-230/23)
    Re: annulment of 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
  • Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union (246th CCC - Tariff & Statistical Nomenclature)
    - heading 0206 (bones with some meat, fat and tendons attached)
    - subheadings 2306 90 11 and 2306 90 19 (Oilcake and other residues resulting from the extraction of olive oil’)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 3824 99 96 - nisin standardised with sodium chloride)
  • Economic Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Kenya, member of the East African Community on the one part and the European Union and its Member States of the other part - see also the Consolidated Text
  • Negotiation between the EU and Kenya for the implementation of the EPA with the East African Community
    - Report of the first Round - 20-23 February 2023
    - Report of second round - 29 March 2023
    - Report of third round - 19 April 2023
    - Report of fourth round - 15-17 May 2023
    - Report of fourth round (continued) - 22 and 24 May 2023
  • WTO - E-commerce negotiators continue to seek “landing zones” on text proposals


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Industry) - 29 June 2023
  • Agenda for: Joint Working Party on Technical Harmonisation / Competitiveness & Growth - 4 July 2023
  • SME Fund extended to support Ukrainian businesses Midday Express
  • EU pressured to recognise aluminium as ‘strategic’ raw material - France and Germany lead push to add metal to critical materials list - Financial Times


  • Boosting ammunition production in the EU defence industry: Council ready to negotiate with the European Parliament
  • European Defence Fund: EU to invest €832 million in 41 ambitious defence industrial projects - IP/23/3481


  • Hydrogen: Commissioner Breton takes part in Electrolyser Summit and Clean Hydrogen Alliance Forum - See the Agenda - Midday Express
  • Scientific partnerships: Joint Research Centre and Sweden's Research Institute collaborate to strengthen European sustainable development - Midday Express
  • Scientists and industry leaders warn UK and EU over Horizon delays - Leading figures frustrated over ‘absurd’ delays to Britain rejoining research programme - Financial Times


  • Revision of the Regulation on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemical Substances and Mixtures and its effects on the production of essential oil crops in the EU
    - Information from the Bulgarian delegation on behalf of the Bulgarian, Romanian and Slovak delegations


  • Agenda for: Committee on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing - 29 June 2023
  • Minutes of the Second meeting of the Innovation Friendly Regulations Advisory Group (IFRAG) - 27 April 2023
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/1219 of 17 May 2023 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1675 as regards adding Nigeria and South Africa to the table in point I of the Annex and deleting Cambodia and Morocco from that table
  • ESMA publishes Guidelines on templates for summary resolution plans and for written arrangements for resolution colleges


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Tax Questions (Direct Taxation) - 11 July 2023
  • Minutes of the 1st Meeting of the CBAM Committee - 20 June 2023 


  • Working Documents - CEG Meeting of the EU Sugar Market Observatory - 20 June 2023
    - EU-ACP/LDC Trade - State of Play and Opportunities
    - Sugar Market situation - Statistics
    - World Sugar Market


  • EU Energy Platform: Commission launches second round of demand pooling for joint gas purchases - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Advantages for Chinese wind turbine producers


  • Water: New EU common quality standards to improve use of treated water for irrigation enter into force - Midday Express
  • Leading companies call for tougher EU truck emission standards - Businesses including Nike and Nestlé say more zero emission vehicles are needed to reach climate goals - Financial Times 
  • EU must speed up emissions cuts to meet net zero target, says report - Decarbonisation drive hampered by poor progress in finance and forestry, says scientific advisory group - Financial Times


  • Council Recommendation on joining the global digital health certification network established by the World Health Organization and on temporary arrangements to facilitate international travel in view of the expiry of Regulation (EU) 2021/953 - Adoption = Statements
  • SCCS Guidance on the safety assessment of nanomaterials in cosmetics - 2nd revision
  • EMA - Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 19-22 June 2023
  • Enhanced surveillance of severe avian influenza virus infections in hospital settings in the EU/EEA - ECDC
  • Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2022 - ECDC
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Farm to fork strategy


  • Agenda for: Revision of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 305/2013 with regard to the harmonised provision for an interoperable EU-wide eCall - 30 June 2023 


  • Action brought on 7 April 2023 - Ballmann Vs. EDPB (Case T-183/23)
    Re: annulment of the decision of the EDPB of 7 February 2023 refusing access by the applicant to the file concerning the Binding Decision 3/2022 of the EDPB on the dispute submitted by the Irish Supervisory Authority on Meta Platforms Ireland Limited and its Facebook service (Article 65 GDPR’), pursuant to Article 41(2)(b) of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU 



  • The EU needs to move faster on valuing nature - National governments tend to backpeddle on green policies when challenged by self-interested voters - Financial Times


  • The Council imposed further restrictive measures on 7 individuals responsible for human rights violations in Iran 
    - Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/1298

    Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2023/1299
  • European Peace Facility: Council agrees on second top-up of the overall financial ceiling by €3.5 billion
  • Somalia: Council conclusions confirm a new strengthened partnership between the EU and Somalia
  • Letter from President of the European Council Charles Michel on the next Strategic Agenda
  • Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/854 of 24 April 2023 amending Decision 2010/413/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Iran
  • Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/1099 of 5 June 2023 amending Decision (CFSP) 2020/1999 concerning restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses


  • Action brought on 4 May 2023 - Gutseriev Vs. Council - (Case T-233/23)
    Re: annulment of Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/421 and of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/419 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Belarus and the involvement of Belarus in the Russian aggression against Ukraine (together, the ‘2023 Contested Acts’);
  • 11th package of sanctions on Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine: additional 71 individuals and 33 entities included in the EU’s sanctions list and new tools to counter circumvention and information warfare - IP/23/3429 & QaA
    - Council Regulation (EU) 2023/1214, Council Regulation (EU) 2023/1215 & Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/1216
    - Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/1217 & Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/1218
  • Germany pushes back against EU plan to raid Russian assets - Berlin and other capitals are wary of legal and financial repercussions - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Third Meeting of the Specialised Committee on Social Security Coordination  under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement - 28 June 2023
  • Joint statement following the meeting of the Specialised Committee on the implementation of the Windsor Framework - 23 June 2023