• Commission clears acquisition of SNFL and IFG by EQT and AM Fresh (M.10783) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Calisen and MapleCo by BlackRock, Goldman Sachs Mubadala and Equitix (M.11072Midday Express
  • Belgium - Ter Beke/CFG: the Competition Authority confirms the termination of the merger control investigation following the decision of What’s Cooking? (formerly Ter Beke) to abandon its proposed acquisition of Imperial Meat Product
  • Poland- UOKiK - French fries and potato chips - preliminary investigation
  • UK - The CMA’s response to government’s White Paper, ‘AI regulation: a pro-innovation approach’
  • UK - Medivet and CVC Capital Partners jointly offered undertakings to the CMA
  • EU relaxes antitrust guidelines on green initiatives - Companies can team up in cartel-like coalitions if they make up a fifth of a market or less - Financial Times


  • Commission approves €346 million Polish scheme to support agricultural producers in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.107273) Midday Express


  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) - 08 June 2023
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Customs Union (Directors General of Customs) - 26 June 2023
  • Minutes - 51st Customs Expert Group - Tariff & Statistical Nomenclature Section (HS/WCO Coordination Sector) from 15th to 17th May 2023
  • Minutes - 26th Authorised Economic Operators Network meeting - 16 & 17 March 2023
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 2106 90 98)
  • EU-Australia Trade Agreement - FactSheet - June 2023
  • Overview of Free Trade Negotiations - Updated on 04 June 2023
  • Overview of Economic Partnership Agreements - Updated on 04 June 2023
  • Regulation (EU) 2023/1077 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 May 2023 on temporary trade-liberalisation measures supplementing trade concessions applicable to Ukrainian products under the Association Agreement between the EU and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and Ukraine, of the other part
  • Brussels urges UK to join trade pact to ease risk of post-Brexit car tariffs - Trade experts warn British membership of Pan-Euro-Mediterranean convention is not ‘immediate fix’ - Financial Times 



  • Agenda for: 59th meeting of the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis - 6-9 June 2023 and 13-14 June 2023
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/... of 25.4.2023 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures as regards the addition of notes to Part 1, section 1.1.3 of Annex VI - Intention not to raise objections to a delegated act


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Intellectual Property (Copyright) - 16 June 2023


  • Answer given by Ms McGuinness to a MEP written question - Harmonisation of banking outputs for end-users in the EU



  • Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the sustainable use of plant protection products and amending Regulation (EU) 2021/2115
    - Draft Opinion by MEP Clara Aguilera (AGRI Committee) - Amendments 1939 - 1942
    Opinion by MEP Michéle Rivasi (DEVE Committee)



  • Agenda for : Meeting of the Council of the European union (TTE - Energy) - 19 June 2023
  • Report from the Council on the review of emergency interventions to address high energy prices in accordance with Council Regulation (EU) 2022/1854
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Chira-Soria hydroelectric power station
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - The practice of splitting up renewable energy macro-projects
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Energy performance standards for caravans and mobile homes
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Energy trade with Saudi Arabia and the potential re-export of Russian oil
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Short-term measures to secure affordable and sustainable energy in Romania
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question -  Implementation of the framework to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy – Council Regulation (EU) 2022/2577
  • ACER will consult on the amendments to the electricity grid connection network codes
  • ACER approves the amendments to the methodology for calculating scheduled exchanges resulting from single day-ahead couplin
  • Brussels woos banks to provide guarantees for gas stored in Ukraine - War-torn country has largest underground storage facilities in Europe - Financial Times
  • Orlen: is Poland’s energy giant a tool of the government? - The oil and gas company and its chief executive are at the centre of a debate over political influence on the economy - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Working Party on the Environment - 05, 06 and 08 June 2023
  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) 2019/1242 as regards strengthening the CO₂ emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles and integrating reporting obligations, and repealing Regulation (EU) 2018/956 - Policy debate
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe (recast) - Policy debate
  • Demography and climate change: new report shows a mismatch in population growth and levels of greenhouse gas emissions* Midday Express
  • EU Green Week 2023: Delivering a net-zero world - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevicius to a MEP written question - Application of the Regulation on packaging and packaging waste to the wine sector
  • Nations split on how to cut plastic pollution after week of UN talks - US, Russia and China want a voluntary system in which countries establish their own rules - Financial Times


  • Strengthening the pharmaceutical ecosystem in support of competitiveness and equitable access to medicines - Exchange of views
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 98/24/EC and Directive 2004/37/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the limit values for lead and its inorganic compounds and diisocyanates - General approach
  • Digital Health: Commission and WHO launch landmark digital health initiative to strengthen global health security - IP/23/3043



  • Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of the Convention on International Cooperation in the Investigation and Prosecution of Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, War Crimes and other International Crimes (MLA Convention) (Ljubljana, 15 to 26 May 2023) - Information from Slovenia
  • Commissioner Johansson in Antwerp to attend a ministerial meeting on the fight against serious and organised crime  - Midday Express


  • ECB - Euro area bank interest rate statistics: April 2023
  • Asset prices, collateral and bank lending: the case of Covid-19 and real estate - ECB Working Paper Series No.2823
  • Central bank communication and trust: an experimental study on the European Central Bank and the general public - ECB Working Paper Series No.2824
  • Europe’s new success stories are built on high luxury, not high tech - This raises hard questions for the continent in an age of vast wealth inequality and slow growth - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) - 07 and 09 June 2023


  • Draft Minutes of the Council of the European Union - (Foreign Affairs) -22 and 23 May 2023
  • Kosovo* - Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the latest developments
  • Joint press statement of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Mr Sadyr Zhaparov and the President of the European Council Mr Charles Michel


  • EU extends import curbs on Ukrainian grain: diplomats - Restrictions prolonged until mid-September despite last-ditch appeal by Kyiv -
  • Ukraine’s rapid reconstruction will be in Europe’s own interest - Postwar planning should focus on making the country a hub of the continent’s green transition - Financial Times