EU, Mercosur Negotiators Report Progress, Schedule Future Meetings

March 30, 2017

Negotiators meeting to advance a planned EU-Mercosur Association Agreement, including a free trade deal, finished their 27th round of talks last Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In a joint communiqué issued on 27 March, officials said that they have made significant headway in the three key areas of the future Association Agreement, which includes the above-mentioned deal on trade, as well as sections on enhancing political dialogue and cooperation between the blocs.

 

 

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Topics: REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS (RTAS)

Agreements: EUROPEAN UNION-MERCOSUR COMMON MARKET OF THE SOUTH (MERCOSUR)

Regions: LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (LAC) SOUTHERN CONE EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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