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From Mar 13, 2019:
Foreign direct investment report: continuous rise of foreign ownership of European companies in key sectors - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 March 2019 Today the Commission released a detailed overview of the foreign direct investment situation in the EU. The report is the first of its kind in terms of the detailed company level data used.
From Mar 05, 2019:
Foreign Investment Screening: new European framework to enter into force in April 2019 - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 March 2019 The Council of the EU today approved a new framework to screen foreign direct investments coming into the European Union, thus concluding the legislative process on this proposal. This means, the new framework will enter into force in April this year.
From Feb 22, 2019:
EU monitoring mission evaluates progress on human rights and labour rights in Myanmar - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 February 2019 A high-level mission of the European Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS) returned this week (18-22 February 2019) to Myanmar as part of a broader engagement under the EU's Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences scheme.
From Feb 14, 2019:
Commission welcomes European Parliament's support for investment screening framework - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 14 February 2019 Following today's vote, the EU is one step closer to putting in place a Europe-wide framework for screening foreign direct investment. President of the European Commission Jean-Claud Juncker said: "The speed at which we were able to reach an agreement pays...
From Feb 13, 2019:
Agreement with Singapore set to give a boost to EU-Asia trade - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 February 2019 The trade and investment agreements between the EU and Singapore have today received the approval of the European Parliament. The Parliament has also given its green light to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.
From Feb 11, 2019:
Cambodia: EU launches procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 February 2019 The EU has today started the process that could lead to the temporary suspension of Cambodia's preferential access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme.
From Feb 11, 2019:
EU triggers procedure to temporarily suspend trade preferences for Cambodia - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 February 2019 The European Commission has launched a procedure to temporarily withdraw tariff preferences granted under the Everything But Arms (EBA) arrangement over concerns related to serious human and labour rights violations.
From Feb 01, 2019:
Commission imposes definitive safeguard measures on imports of steel products - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 1 February 2019 Commission imposes definitive safeguard measures on imports of steel products. Today, the European Commission published a regulation imposing definitive safeguard measures on imports of steel products.
From Jan 31, 2019:
EU-Japan trade agreement enters into force - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 January 2019 The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Japan enters into force on 1 February 2019. Businesses and consumers across Europe and in Japan can now take advantage of the largest open trade zone in the world.
From Jan 30, 2019:
EU-U.S. trade talks: European Commission publishes progress report - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 January 2019 The European Commission has today published a report on the implementation of the 25 July 2018 Joint Statement agreed by Presidents Juncker and Trump. In line with the Commission's commitment to transparency, the report provides a detailed overview on the state...

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From Mar 19, 2019:
European Defence Fund on track with €525 million for Eurodrone and other joint research and industrial projects - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 19 March 2019 The Commission has today adopted work programmes to co-finance joint defence industrial projects in 2019-2020 worth up to €500 million. A further €25 million have been earmarked to support collaborative defence research projects in 2019, with calls for proposals launched today.
From Mar 07, 2019:
Commission takes further action to ensure professionals can fully benefit from the Single Market - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 7 March 2019 Today, the Commission has taken further steps in infringement procedures against 26 Member States to ensure the full implementation of EU rules on the recognition of professional qualifications.
From Mar 07, 2019:
Hydroelectric power concessions: Commission calls on 8 Member States to comply with EU law - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 March 2019 . The Commission decided today to send letters of formal notice to seven Member States (Austria, France, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Sweden and United Kingdom) and a second complementary letter of formal notice to Italyto ensure that public contracts in the hydroelectric...
From Mar 07, 2019:
Public procurement: Commission refers Austria to the Court for failure to comply with EU rules - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 March 2019 . The Commission decided today to refer Austria to the Court of Justice of the EU regarding a contract concluded by the municipality of Vienna for the construction of a new office building.
From Feb 20, 2019:
EU budget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes provisional agreement on the future European Defence Fund - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 February 2019 The EU institutions have reached a partial political agreement on the European Defence Fund, subject to formal approval by the European Parliament and Council, which will foster an innovative and competitive defence industrial base and contribute to the EU's strategic autonomy.
From Feb 12, 2019:
Defence: European Commission paves the way for first joint industrial projects under EU budget - European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 12 February 2019 Today, the European Commission formally initiated work with Member States to finance joint industrial projects in the field of defence. Once the Commission adopts the work programme for the European Defence Industrial Development Programme, it will launch calls for proposals under...
From Jan 24, 2019:
Retail sale of agricultural and food products: Commission refers Hungary to the Court - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 January 2019 The Commission decided today to refer Hungary to the Court of Justice of the EU because its national rules on the retail sale of agricultural and food products are incompatible with EU rules.
From Jan 24, 2019:
Commission takes action to ensure professionals and service providers can fully benefit from the EU Single Market for services - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 24 January 2019 Today, the European Commission took infringement decisions concerning 27 Member States to ensure the proper implementation of EU rules on services and professional qualifications.
From Dec 12, 2018:
Circular Economy: Agreement on Commission proposal to boost the use of organic and waste-based fertilisers - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 December 2018 The EU institutions have found an agreement on new EU rules on fertilisers proposed by the Commission in 2016 as a key deliverable of the Circular Economy Package.
From Dec 11, 2018:
Commission launches Circular Plastics Alliance to foster the market of recycled plastics in Europe - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 11 December 2018 Today, the European Commission launches an alliance of key industry stakeholders covering the full plastics value chain as part of its persisting efforts to reduce plastics littering, increase the share of recycled plastics and stimulate market innovation.

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