Negociacions on EU – Mercosur – articles

TeleSur | 21-Feb-2018

Mercosur, EU to restart free trade negotiations Wednesday

European Union and Mercosur representatives are pressed to close a deal before the upcoming Brazilian general elections.

Reuters | 12-Feb-2018

EU-Mercosur trade talks close with key gaps remaining

Negotiators for the European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur have concluded two weeks of talks in Brussels on a free trade deal with no clear breakthrough and no formal offers made.

Euractiv | 6-Feb-2018

Forcing another free trade deal could result in a more divided Europe

As trade officials desperately try to move the long-delayed EU-Mercosur agreement forward, we must stop and consider that this deal is likely to go far beyond the balance of trade, and increase economic, social and political divisions within both continents.

Reuters | 31-Jan-2018

EU yields more on beef to accelerate Latam trade talks

The European Union has offered to open its markets to more beef from Latin American bloc Mercosur. The EU hopes an improved offer will encourage Mercosur to open its markets to cars and EU dairy produce more rapidly and allow EU companies to bid in public tenders.

EU-Mercosur association agreement: The SPS and sustainability chapters in the Uruguay leaks

Similar to the July 2017 draft of the Mercosur agreement, the November 2017 version only contains one single reference to the precautionary principle