COMPETITION

STATE AID

  • Commission approves €45 million Irish scheme to promote sustainable forest management (SA.104922) - Midday Express

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: 55th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Tariff & Statistical Nomenclature Section, HS/WCO Coordination Sector - from 24th to 31st August 2023
  • Minutes of : 53rd meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Tariff Measures subsection - 02 June 2023
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Import duties on printed circuit boards, their intermediate products and raw materials
  • Australia wants EU investment in critical minerals, but first a free trade agreement - Reuters
  • WTO - Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices - Semi-annual report under article 16.4 of the Agreement - 1 January - 30 June 2023 - Türkiye
  • UK to confirm further delay to post-Brexit border controls - Checks on food and fresh products pushed back for fifth time owing to inflation fears - Financial Times 

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Ban on plastic packaging for unprocessed fruit and vegetables sold in France as of 20 June 2023
  • EU’s new Green Deal chief to reach out to industry and voters - Maroš Šefčovič has promised ‘intensive’ talks amid a growing backlash against bloc’s climate agenda - Financial Times

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Conditions and deadlines for placing ‘legacy devices’ and class III custommade implantable devices on the market or putting them into service in accordance with Article 120 MDR, as amended by Regulation 2023/607
  • EFSA: Reasoned Opinion - Modification of the existing MRLs for "pyrimethanil" in table grapes, garlic and honey 

DIGITAL & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - EU Code of Practice on Disinformation
  • Senator Ted Cruz slams US agency for ‘collusion’ with EU on Big Tech rules - The conservative Texas lawmaker criticizes FTC chief Lina Khan in a letter for “active” involvement in the bloc’s rulebooks - Politico.eu

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • EDPS - Financial and payment services: use of personal data should remain proportionate and fair
    - Opinion on the Regulation and the Directive on payment services in the EU's internal market 
    - Opinion on the Financial Data Access Framework

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - ‘Ultima Generazione’ and external interference in the EU’s decision-making processes

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Measuring systemic financial stress and its risks for growth - ECB Working Paper Series No.2842

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • EU Statement on Revitalization of the Conference on Disarmament
  • EStatement on Nuclear Disarmament Verification - Conference on Disarmament
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell i Fontelles to a written question - Cuba on the so-called ‘list of state sponsors of terrorism’
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell i Fontelles to a written question - Hong Kong arrest warrants for overseas democracy activists

RUSSIAN INVASION OF UKRAINE

  • Message by President von der Leyen on the occasion of Ukraine Independence Day
  • EU and EIB continue helping Ukraine build modern vocational education infrastructure