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Bangladesh plans FTA with South American trade bloc
Bangladesh is considering entering into a free trade agreement with Mercosur, a South American trade bloc, finding potentials for export of some major products produced in the country.
Mercosur hopes to become main food supplier of ASEAN
The South American trade bloc Mercosur hopes to become a main food supplier of the ASEAN in the next 50 years
EU no closer to Mercosur deal but sees US beef quota fix in weeks
The EU was looking for concessions in relation to cars, car parts, rules of origins, public procurement, the maritime sector, dairy and geographic indications, ahead of a next round of negotiations in March.
India, Argentina for expediting signing of BIT, DTAA to boost investments
India and Argentina agreed to expedite signing of the bilateral investment treaty (BIT) and the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) between the countries to promote economic ties.
Argentina and Chile agree to free trade agreement
With the decline of Mercosur, Argentina is looking westward towards its Pacific allies, as it signs a landmark free trade agreement with Chile.
Pakistan seeks to sign FTA with Latin America bloc
The External Relations Group of Mercosur will take up Pakistan’s request for signing a free trade agreement in early 2019
EU says Mercosur FTA talks end without agreement, will restart in 2019
A round of talks to reach a free trade agreement (FTA) between the EU and Mercosur ended without agreement, but negotiations will restart in 2019, a Commission spokesman has confirmed.
EAEU, MERCOSUR sign memorandum of understanding
MERCOSUR expects to identify topical areas of cooperation and dialogue in order to begin work on expanding economic and trade relations with the Eurasian Economic Union.
Mercosur and EU start a technical talks round in Montevideo, waiting for Bolsonaro
Mercosur and the European Union will be holding a round of technical talks in Montevideo, with the purpose of building a strong consensus
Mercosur and EU trade negotiators meet in Brasilia
This is the first time the two blocs are meeting after statements made by France’s Macron about Brazil’s Bolsonaro caused tension and doubt about the partnership.
MERCO-SCAM - How the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement would encourage illicit financial flows
New study looks into EU taxation, with the focus shifting onto the problems that could arise under a free trade agreement between the EU and the Mercosur.
Latin America’s protectionists want Trump-style trade deals
Brazil, Argentina see Mercosur nations doing individual pacts. Growing support across trade bloc for pro-trade reforms.
Uruguay seeks alliance with China, challenging Mercosur
Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez has a free trade agreement with China high on his agenda.
After Nafta rewrite, Brazil’s Bolsonaro eyes Mercosur changes
Brazil’s presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro is mulling an overhaul of the South American trade bloc Mercosur in case he wins the country’s top job this month, a senior adviser told Bloomberg News.
EU and Mercosur to re-initiate free-trade talks next week
EU and Mercosur negotiators will hold another round of negotiations in Uruguay with the aim of reaching a free trade agreement.
Mercosur holds first negotiating round for Korea trade deal, looks to EU next steps
EU-Mercosur latest negotiation round remained complex as first round of Korea-Mercosur trade talks focused on goods, services, investment, public procurement, and e-commerce.
Talks over trade deal with South Americans continue amid opposition from EU farmers
EU Commission officials are in Montevideo in Uruguay to reconvene the trade talks with the Mercosur trading bloc.
S. Korea, Mercosur to hold first trade talks in Uruguay
South Korea and the South American trade block Mercosur will launch their formal trade negotiations in Uruguay.
EU-Mercosur deal still faces farm and auto hurdles, Brazil says
Negotiators of a free trade deal between the European Union and South American bloc Mercosur want to wrap up by September, but differences over beef, sugar and the auto industry could dash those hopes.