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Uruguay’s free-trade deal ambitions rattle South American trade bloc
South America’s major Mercosur trade bloc, which includes regional powerhouses Brazil and Argentina, has been rattled by one of its smaller members, Uruguay, seeking to strike its own free-trade deals, leaders said.
Uruguay applies to join CPTPP in bid for Asian export boost
Uruguay has applied for membership in the 11-nation Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the South American country’s latest bid to do more trade with Asia.
Uruguay to apply to join TPP
Uruguay plans to formally apply to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, which brings together Japan and other Pacific Rim nations, its president has said.
Uruguayan FM off to brokering Mercosur deal approval with EU
Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo is off on a European tour seeking to advance in the signing of the Mercosur-European Union agreement.
Uruguay-China FTA negotiations raise tensions over Mercosur’s future
The recent Mercosur summit revealed strains in the bloc. As Uruguay moves for a free trade agreement with China, other members discuss consequences and call for unity.
Uruguay, China to start formal negotiations on free trade agreement
Uruguay and China have decided to enter formal negotiations on a free trade agreement, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said.
Uruguay and Ecuador discuss possible bilateral trade agreement
The Presidents of Ecuador and Uruguay exchanged views on ”the possibility of starting to deal with a bilateral trade agreement.“
Mercosur meeting ends without deal on import tariff cuts
The member states were unable to hash out an agreement after Uruguay declined to sign on unless other countries agreed to let it negotiate its own unilateral free trade deals without the blessing of Mercosur nations.
The United States has said it wants to “enhance” trade ties with Uruguay
The US intends to increase trade and investments through the TIFA agreement.
Uruguay and China will seek bilateral FTA, Uruguayan president announces
Uruguay and China will begin negotiations to seek a bilateral free trade agreement, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou announced, an issue that has generated risks within Mercosur.
Uruguay to open an embassy in Turkey, hopes to sign trade agreement
Uruguay hopes to sign a free trade agreement with Turkey, would be joined by the other Mercosur partners, said Foreign Minister, Francisco Bustillo.
Uruguay swears allegiance to Mercosur, but will negotiate independently with third countries
Uruguay will proceed with negotiations, expecting to reach trade agreements with third parties or blocks, outside of the four founding members group.
Uruguayan Foreign Minister talks trade with US’ Pompeo
Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have met in Washington to discuss deepening commercial ties, the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry said
Uruguay seeks alliance with China, challenging Mercosur
Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez has a free trade agreement with China high on his agenda.
Uruguay calls on Mercosur to renew trade talks with China
Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez called on member countries of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) to renew trade talks with China.
Uruguay: No position on the FTA with Chile after an official plenary
The plenary of the leftist coalition Broad Front concluded on Sunday with a motion that postpones the decision over the Free Trade Agreement with Chile.
China willing to negotiate signing of free trade agreements with Uruguay
China is willing to negotiate step by step free trade agreements with Uruguay and other countries in South America.
S. Korea, Uruguay to push for trade agreement between Korea, Mercosur
South Korea and Uruguay have agreed to jointly push for a trade agreement between South Korea and Mercosur.
TiSA and state-owned enterprises
Lessons from Uruguay’s withdrawal for other countries in the South.
Uruguay seeks to advance FTA talks with China
Uruguay hopes to press ahead with negotiations for a free trade agreement with China and would ask the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) to consider it.