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Trade & Sector NewsQuarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA), Vol. 21, No. 2 (2022)

The report provides estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on corporate cleansing and labour markets, an updated assessment of the SURE instrument, among…

Market Surveillance (MSPR)European Union challenges to control products manufactured outside the EU

Making sellers aware of EU rules remains a challenge, especially for products imported into the EU.

Machine DirectiveMachinery Directive (MD) - August 2022 Update

Since May, several developments have taken place in the framework of the future Regulation on Machinery Products.

Industry 4.05G Technologies and infrastructure

New online platform to assist stakeholders in the creation of their 5G for Smart Communities projects planned.

Overview on new LegislationLegislative Update August 2022

Overview on European Legislation in August 2022

Construction Product Regulation (CPR)Construction Products Regulation (CPR) - August 2022 Update

The European Commission adopted the proposal for a Construction Products Regulation (CPR) to revise Regulation (EU) No 305/2011.

Miscellaneous InformationData Governance Act proposal - August 2022 update

The political agreement on the Data Governance Act proposal was adopted by the Parliament and by the EU Council.

REACHREACH: One hazardous chemical added to the Candidate List

N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide has been added to the Candidate List. It is mostly used in polymers and when manufacturing other chemicals, textiles, leather or fur.

Intellectual Property RightsOverlap Between Industrial Design and Copyright Protection in India

Exploring why in India copyright and industrial design protections are not complementary and how to act to avoid IP problems.

Miscellaneous InformationFastener Talk - What is happening with freight and raw materials?

In this podcast, two interviews focuse on crucial topics impacting not only fastener companies, but a variety of sectors.

Miscellaneous InformationPodcast: Fastener Industry Review July 2022

This podcast by Fastener + Fixing Magazine sums up the latest developments within the fastener market.

SurveysCEO-Materials and Service Costs Survey

The aggregated results of the survey will be presented at a CEO Round Table meeting in Autumn 2022.

Trade & Sector NewsEuropean Economic Forecast Summer 2022

The shocks unleashed by Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine continue to negatively affect the EU economy.

Industry 4.0Advanced Manufacturing: Opportunities for European Manufacturers

Europe is in pole position in the global race to lead the transformation of manufacturing, but urgent action is needed if it is to retain and expand its competitive edge,…

EnvironmentPosition and recommendations on the proposed Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

Our lobbying partner Orgalim welcomes the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation as a key measure to further optimise the way resources are used as well as…

EnvironmentEnvironment: Position paper on the upcoming revision of the RoHS Directive

Position paper of our lobbying partner Orgalim.

Miscellaneous InformationPodcast: Fastener Industry Review May 2022

This podcast by Fastener + Fixing Magazine sums up the latest developments within the fastener market.

Trade BarriersNew tool to help Member States control prohibited and restricted goods

The Commission published a list of EU laws that prohibit or restrict certain goods and substances from the EU.

Trade BarriersFree Trade Agreements – Overview June 2022

An overview on free trade agreements.

Trade BarriersTrade Defence Instruments and EU anti-dumping measures – June 2022 update

An overview on EU's defence measures against unfair trade practices.