• Austria - Construction cartel update: AFCA applies to the Cartel Court to have a fine of EUR 9.8 million imposed on the Granit Group
  • The Netherlands - ACM fines LG for illegal price-fixing agreements involving television sets
  • Poland - Jura coffee machines - fines by President of UOKiK for obstructing the search
  • Poland - Carrefour Polska may be taking unfair advantage of its contractual advantage with agri-food suppliers
  • Portugal - AdC investigates price fixing in condominium management and administration services
  • Romania - The Competition Council has completed the unannounced inspections carried out at ten banks, as well as at the Credit Bureau and the Romanian Association of Banks


  • Order of the General Court of 31 August 2023 in Case T-782/17, Wuxi Saijing Solar Co. Ltd, supported by Kraftpojkarna AB Vs. European Commission, Council of the EU
    Re: Dumping - Applicant who has ceased to reply to the Court’s requests - No need to adjudicate
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the CETA Committee on Agriculture and Canada - EU agriculture Dialogue - 12 September 2023
  • Study - The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement two years on: Unpacking early evidence - European Implementation Assessment
  • Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment in support of FTA negotiations between the European Union and Australia - Final Report & FactSheet
  • Draft Report containing a motion for a non-legislative resolution on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the FTA between the EU and New Zealand
  • Motion for a Resolution on the opening of negotiations of an agreement with the United States of America on strengthening international supply chains of critical minerals
  • Draft Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) repealing Regulation (EC) No 901/2007 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 1212 99 70)
  • Draft Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 39139000)
  • Joint Minutes 9th IP Dialogue between the European Union and the Republic of Korea - 08 June 2023
  • High-level meeting between EFTA and MERCOSUR delegations to explore future steps
  • “Increasing international cooperation on green trade will be essential for achieving climate goals”, see the E3G position paper for the Coalition of Trade Ministers on Climate
  • France puts screws on EU chief to hit back against Chinese electric vehicles - Brussels and Berlin are increasingly annoyed by the French demand, which could spur a tariff war with China -, see also SolarPowerEurope Press Release
  • Europe’s solar industry warns of bankruptcies over Chinese imports - EU’s efforts to manufacture more green technologies are being undercut by cheaper rivals - Financial Times


  • MEPs vote to strengthen EU defence industry through common procurement


  • Chemicals: Clearer classification and labelling to improve info to consumers
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Restriction of brominated flame retardants
  • Draft report by MEP Maria Grapini Amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1009 as regards the digital labelling of EU fertilising products - Amendments 18 - 84


  • EBA issues revised list of ITS validation rules


  • G20 calls for finalisation of OECD agreement on taxation of multinationals - see G20 New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration (page 24)


  • Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the Council of Members of the International Olive Council as regards the conditions for the accession of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2015 - See the Annex


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy - 14 September 2023
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Reducing the high-ILUC-risk threshold to progressively halt deforestation, starting with soy, and accelerating the phase-out trajectory


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE and other regional issues) - 20 September 2023
  • Draft opinion by MEP Sunčana Glavak on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules promoting the repair of goods and amending  Regulation (EU) 2017/2394, Directives (EU) 2019/771 and (EU) 2020/1828 - Amendments 158 - 160
  • Reducing pollution in EU groundwater and surface waters - see the EP Statement
  • 2023 State of the Union: European climate politics at a crossroad - September 2023
  • Renewable energy storage from second-life batteries is viable but may benefit from subsidies - Issue 609
  • Restoration offers the biggest ecological benefits to grasslands - Issue 609
  • The evidence base for plastic pollution policies - Issue 609


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Public Health - 18 & 20 September 2023
  • Donations and treatments: new safety rules for substances of human origin
  • EP Study - Health claims made on foods: Findings on the implementation and application of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006


  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on Cyber Issues - 14 September 2023 


  • Agenda for: Working Party of JHA Counsellors + Experts (COPEN - Environmental crime) - 18 September 2023
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters (COPEN - Victims' rights) - 22 September 2023
  • Draft Report by MEP Klemen Groselj on the security and defence implications of China’s influence on critical infrastructure in the European Union




  • Readout of the meeting between President Charles Michel and China's Prime Minister LI Qiang
  • Draft Report by MEP David McAllister on the implementation of the common foreign and security policy – annual report 2023 - Deadline for tabling amendments : 25-09-2023
  • EU-Tunisia Memorandum of Understanding - See the EP Briefing
  • International Agreements in Progress - After Cotonou: Towards a new agreement with the African, Caribbean and Pacific states - See the EP Briefing
  • Kyiv open to minority rights concessions in quest to join EU - Ukraine prepared to change rules on languages used in schools to unlock accession talks - Financial Times


  • Russia/Ukraine: Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on regional and local elections in Russia and their non-applicability on Ukrainian territory