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‘Take beef off the table in Mercosur negotiations’ – IFA
Ireland must stand and insist that Europe rejects beef imports which fail to meet key standards on traceability, food safety and the environment.
Latin American countries envision BRI teamwork
Latin American countries want to build even closer ties with China to strengthen their cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, a senior Mercosur official said
Foreign Ministry: EU-Mercosur trade deal talks make ’progress in all areas’
Government officials claims ’substantive advances’ have been made ’on most of the issues,’ as talks over long-awaited trade agreement drag on.
Mourão pledges to back Lebanon on Mercosur agreement
The vice president of Brazil pledged to support the Arab country in entering into a free trade agreement with the Mercosur.
EU and Mercosur make progress on trade agreement, but…
Meat sector in France expressed concern in an open letter to the European Commission regarding the possibility of Brussels reaching a trade agreement with the four countries.
Pressure mounts on EU to curb Brazilian deforestation, human rights abuses
A new report by more than 20 NGOs is calling on the EU to include provisions in trade agreements now under negotiation, such as the EU/MERCOSOR agreement, that would fully protect forests and indigenous rights.
EU, Mercosur to close deal defying global trade war, Brazil says
Accord in principle may be reached as soon as next week. France is no longer a stumbling block to Brazilian demands on farm goods, says Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary.
Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable
Brazil, home to one of the planet’s last great forests, is currently in trade negotiations with its second largest trading partner, the European Union (EU). We urge the EU to seize this critical opportunity to ensure that Brazil protects human rights and the environment.
Bangladesh keen to sign FTA with South American trade bloc to promote export
Bangladesh has expressed it interest to sign FTA with South American trade bloc Mercosur at an early date to tap the under-exploited South American market.
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.