Commission presents first annual FDI Screening and Dual Use Export Control reports
The European Commission has presented its first Annual Report on the screening of foreign direct investments into the EU, together with a report on Dual Use Export Controls. This is the first formal assessment of the EU’s foreign direct investment (FDI) screening after entry into force of the FDI Screening Regulation 2019/452 and the last formal assessment of dual use export control prior to the upgrade of the Dual Use Export Control Regulation (2021/821).
The FDI report provides insight into figures and trends in the EU, legislative developments in Member States and their screening activities, as well as on the functioning of the EU cooperation on FDI screening. It overall concludes that the EU remains open for foreign investmen