Brazil, Argentina Push for Closer Trade with Mexico in Trump Era

February 7, 2017

The leaders of Brazil and Argentina said on Tuesday they would pursue closer ties with Mexico and other Latin American nations alarmed by U.S. President Donald Trump's promises to tear apart trade deals and build a wall to protect American jobs. In a state visit to Brasilia, Argentina President Mauricio Macri said that South American regional trade bloc Mercosur would focus on strengthening its relationship with Mexico, Latin America's second-largest economy after Brazil.

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Topics: MERCOSUR BILATERAL INTEGRATION

Regions: ARGENTINA BRAZIL LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (LAC) MEXICO UNITED STATES

Authors: VOICE OF AMERICA

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