Special report on trade talks between Mercosur and the European Union
The July summit of South America’s six-nation Mercosur group brought no progress in negotiations on a trade agreement with the European Union. While stagnant economies on both sides of the Atlantic could benefit from a pact, Brazil and Argentina, which have pursued highly protectionist regimes, must first reconcile their differences. A new government in Argentina may accelerate this process, while Brazil’s deepening political crisis could derail it.
The 48th Summit of the Market of the South (Mercosur) concluded in Brasilia on July 17. Among the noteworthy events was Bolivia’s admission as a full member of the trade group, which now consists of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, U...
- Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
- Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.