Mercosur Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:07:00 GMTMercosur "blocks" talks on auto exports and government procurement contracts, claims EU
European officials said this week that significant obstacles remain to a long-delayed trade deal between the European Union and Mercosur, even as South American officials expressed optimism a deal would be finalized soon.Tue, 27 Feb 2018 06:08:00 GMTUruguayan fraternity: nepotism, nepotism and no job to spare
It has been a long standing consensus-secret in the Uruguayan political system that when you are elected or have been nominated to a political post, you must not forget the family or friends particularly if they are in distress...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:19:00 GMTSwitzerland interested in a trade deal with Mercosur despite its own farmers
Swiss Economic Affairs Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann wants to speed up a free trade agreement between Switzerland and Mercosur, but there is concern in the agricultural sector, according to the country's media.Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:33:00 GMTEuropean farm lobbies want no further agriculture concessions to Mercosur
European farm lobbies Copa and Cogeca sent a letter to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker opposing the EU move to give further concessions on agriculture in return for gains in other economic sectors to Mercosur.Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:29:00 GMTCanada will begin free trade talks with Mercosur in Paraguay on 9 March
The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America at a time when the future of NAFTA is facing increasing uncertainty. Canada sends around 75% of its goods export...