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REACHRestriction proposal on chromium (VI) to cover more substances

The European Commission has requested ECHA to broaden the scope of the REACH restriction proposal to cover at least 12 chromium (VI) substances.
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General statisticsEuropean Business Cycle Indicators – Price developments 1st Quarter 2024

Results of the European Commission’s monthly business surveys regarding managers’ selling price expectations in industry, retail trade and services.
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Waste DirectiveAgreement on "right to repair"

The new rules reinforce the right to repair, aim to reduce waste and bolster the repair sector by making it easier and more cost-effective to repair goods.
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EnvironmentEcodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation - May 2024 Update

The final text of the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR) was adopted
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Intellectual Property RightsArtificial Intelligence Act (AIA) - May 2024 Update

The Data Act entered into force on 12 January 2024.
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Intellectual Property RightsArtificial Intelligence Liability Directive (AILD) - May 2024 Update

The AILD has been put back on the agenda. A discussion is likely to take place in May.
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PackagingPackaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) - May 2024 Update

The Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) was adopted by the European Parliament.
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Joint European Industry Manifesto

CEO supports united industry call to relaunch Europe´s competitiveness
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Trade & Sector NewsQuarterly Report on the Euro Area (QREA) No. 4 (2023)

This edition studies some aspects of the shocks that have recently affected the euro area and some of the benefits of the European response.
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Intellectual Property RightsCyber Resilience Act progresses

On 12 March, the European Parliament greenlighted the Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) text.
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REACHREACH: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) - two public consultations

ECHA has launched two consultations on its proposals to identify two substances of very high concern (SVHC)
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Trade & Sector NewsFree Trade Agreements - April 2024 Update

Overview on current Free Trade Agreements
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Overview on new LegislationLegislative Update April 2024

Update on European legislation April 2024
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REACHPer- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) - Progress report

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published the next steps on the evaluation of the restriction proposal on PFAS substances.
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Machine DirectiveMachinery Directive - Work on the updated guidelines to start

The work on the updated guidelines for the Machinery Regulation will start in the summer of 2024.
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StandardisationAnnual Union Work Programme on European Standardisation (AUWP) 2024

The Work Programme is setting out its priorities in standardisation-related activities.
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Trade BarriersDual-use items: Updated common list published

The European Union, in cooperation with the US, UK and Japan, has published an updated List of Common high priority items.
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Trade BarriersEU to decide on steel safeguard extension

The safeguard measure currently in place for imports of certain steel products could be prolonged beyond 30 June 2024.
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The Board informsConstitution of new CEO Working Groups on European Legislation

Dates & Registration for our new CEO Working Groups on European Legislation
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REACHREACH: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) - January 2024 update

New intentions to identify substances of very high concern
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