Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR)


Date of Signature:
03-26-1991
Date of Entry into Force:
Deecember 17, 1994
Member countries (Original, Adherent and Withdrawal):
Countries Date of Entry into Force Date of Withdrawal Observation
bandera ar Argentina 11-29-1991 - -
bandera br Brazil 11-29-1991 - -
bandera py Paraguay 11-29-1991 - -
bandera uy Uruguay 11-29-1991 - -
bandera ve Venezuela 08-12-2012 - -

Intra Agreement Exports:

Total member Exports
US$ 292,290,222
Intra-regional Exports:

US$ 41,588,913 (14.2%)


Exports to Agreement Members:
% of Total Exports 1992 2017
Argentina 20.7% 20.4%
Brazil 12.6% 10.6%
Paraguay 38.8% 55.6%
Uruguay - 23.7%
Venezuela 2.2% -

Mercosur Holds First Negotiating Round for Korea Trade Deal, Looks to EU Next Steps

September 20, 2018

Officials from the South American customs bloc Mercosur held negotiating meetings last week with South Korea and the European Union, respectively, as the coalition looks to cement trade ties with n... READ MORE