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European producer asks EU to not resume negotiations with Mercosur

Copa-Cogeca, the European confederation of farmers and agricultural cooperatives, is asking the European Union (EU) to not resume negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with Mercorsur, unless certain requirements are met by Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. This new mobilisation by the European farmers happens in the midst of signs that negotiations, after years of

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Mercosur will close this week an offer to the EU

Mercosur will be ready to exchange tariff-reduction proposals with the European Union until the end of May. The information was given by the Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Mauro Borges, last Thursday (May 8th). According to the minister, a meeting will happen on the 12th and 13th of May in Caracas (Venezuela),

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Mercosul meeting ends without an offer to the EU

The meeting on April 29th between Mercosur partners ended without agreement on the offer for the free trade agreement with the European Union. According to the Brazilian economic daily Valor Econômico, negotiators reported that Argentina has not yet adopted an attitude of openness of the local market compatible with the other partners. It was agreed

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Experts deeply split on prospects for quick EU-Mercosur free trade deal

The Buenos Aires Herald runs a story today with the opinion of many specialists regarding the possible signing of a free trade deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU) after 15 years of negotiations. The experts heard by the paper come from a wide spectrum of Argentine academia and offer interesting opinions on the

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