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Monday, 5 March 2018

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Statement of Vice-President Šefčovič on natural gas situation following contacts with Russian-Ukrainian counterparts

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 4 March 2018 Following the contact by the Ukrainian authorities at the end of the week regarding the situation of the Ukrainian gas system and the gas imports from Russia, Vice-President Šefčovič has reached out to both the Ukrainian and Russian authorities.

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New tracking tool for EMA's relocation to Amsterdam

Tool gives transparent overview of main milestones and work stream deliverables

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Misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds: EU prolongs asset freezes against 13 persons by one year

The Council prolonged the restrictive measures against 13 persons identified as responsible for the misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds until 6 March 2019.

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January 2018 compared with December 2017-Volume of retail trade down by 0.1% in both euro area and EU28

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 5 March 2018 In January 2018 compared with December 2017, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 0.1% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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Indicative programme - Foreign Affairs (Defence) Council of 6 March 2018

Main agenda items, approximate timing, public sessions and press opportunities.

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