Aécio Neves pledges a deep reform of Mercosur

Deep reforms and opening Mercosur to the world will be proposed by Aécio Neves to the other full members of the bloc, if he is elected Brazil’s president on 26 October, says Rubens Barbosa, a trade expert, former ambassador in the US and currently coordinator of PSDB’s government program.

“Neves will not accept other members ignoring the rules and regulations of Mercosur, but all reforms will be in dialogue and consultation with members and neighbours”, said Rubens Barbosa.

“If Aecio wins the runoff, Brazil will dialogue with its partners, because Brazil wants a deep reform of the bloc, an important review of all those issues related to trade”, said him.

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