9 results about MERCOPRESS


Macri confident a Mercosur/European Union trade accord can be expected in the second half of 2017

April 19, 2017

Argentine president Mauricio Macri is convinced that in the second half of the year Mercosur will sign the long awaited trade agreement with the European Union and will establish closer links with the... READ MORE


Macri and Bachelet agree on a Mercosur-Pacific Alliance meeting in first half of 2017

December 20, 2016

Argentina and Chile agreed to organize a major Mercosur, Pacific Alliance trade blocks' meeting during the first half of 2017. Last Friday Chilean president Michelle Bachelet and her cabinet were in B... READ MORE


Macri after full integration of Mercosur with the Pacific Alliance

August 18, 2016

Latin America needs greater economic integration and a merger of Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance should be the objective, according to Argentine president Mauricio Macri, who insists in loosening tr... READ MORE


Argentina and Mexico pledge to reach “absolute integration and free trade”

August 1, 2016

Argentina and Mexico agree on the need to reach absolute integration and free trade, as part of the closer bilateral relations confirmed with the visit to Buenos Aires of Mexican head of state Enrique... READ MORE


Uruguay prepared to lead Mercosur/EU trade negotiations during the whole year

February 29, 2016

Uruguay which currently holds the Mercosur chair is enthusiastic about advancing the agreement since there is now a clear determination from the four members (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay)... READ MORE


Canada opens its market to Argentine boneless fresh and frozen beef after 13 years

January 13, 2016

Canada finally made official the opening of its market to Argentine boneless beef, both fresh and frozen. This happens after thirteen years of negotiations, according to an end of the year release fro... READ MORE


Macri's priorities: Mercosur, trade agreement with EU and the Pacific Alliance

December 23, 2015

In his address to fellow heads of state from Mercosur meeting in Paraguay, Macri called on the bloc, whose founding members are Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, to modernize and accelerate a... READ MORE


Chile calls for a South American convergence; pledges to bring together Mercosur and Pacific Alliance

December 22, 2015

Chilean president Michelle Bachelet called for “a convergence among governments” of South America despite the “political and ideological differences”, and anticipated that C... READ MORE


Mercosur summit agenda includes trade, energy, human rights; Venezuela's Maduro absent

December 21, 2015

Paraguay foreign minister Eladio Loizaga advanced some of the issues that will addressed on Monday's Mercosur presidential summit, when all of the members of the group's heads of state have confirmed... READ MORE