11 results about BRAZIL


Canada, Mercosur Eyeing Possible Trade Negotiations Launch Next Month

February 22, 2018

Canada and the South American trading bloc Mercosur are reportedly expected to announce the formal launch of trade talks next month, during a meeting on 9 March between Canadian trade minister Fran... READ MORE


EU, Mercosur Ministers Ramp Up Efforts to Close Trade Deal During Brussels Meeting

February 1, 2018

Ministers have been meeting in Brussels this week, hoping to get within the final stretch of sealing a long-awaited trade deal uniting the EU and the four members of Mercosur, the South American co... READ MORE


EU's Malmstrom sees Mercosur trade deal by early 2018

December 12, 2017

Trade talks between the European Union and South America’s Mercosur bloc are closing on a deal which could come early in the new year, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told repor... READ MORE


Brazil and South Africa Vow to Strengthen Trade and Economic Ties

May 19, 2017

Economic and trade relations between Brazil and South Africa need to be strengthened, insisted Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, and her... READ MORE


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 dea... READ MORE


Trump Tough Talk Pushes Argentina, Brazil to Embrace Trade

February 7, 2017

Two of South America’s most pro-market presidents are struggling to shake off the protectionist policies of the past when it comes to international trade. Tuesday’s state visit by Argentine President... 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


Mercosur’s missed boat

May 14, 2016

At a meeting in Brussels this week, officials from the European Union (EU) and Mercosur exchanged offers to cut tariffs and expand market access for each others’ goods and services. This is their seco... 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


Mercosur seeks to seal trade deal with EU this year

January 6, 2016

The Mercosur bloc should exchange free-trade offers with the European Union (EU) in the first quarter of the year to move forward with the free trade agreement between both blocs, Brazil’s Foreign Tra... READ MORE


The Curious Case of Brazil's Closedness to Trade

April 1, 2015

Although Brazil has become one of the largest economies in the world, it remains among the most closed economies as measured by the share of exports and imports in gross domestic product. This feat... READ MORE