What Trumponomics means for the US-Mexico border region

Trump says he would slap a 35% tariff on Mexican goods and maybe scrap the North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Uruguay to sign free trade deal with China

The free trade agreement allows us to defend the presence of our products in the markets and will provide easier market access

Trump trashes Nafta. But unwinding it would come at a huge cost

The narrative promulgated by trade skeptics that a more integrated global economy has worsened job opportunities for certain workers isn’t wrong

Ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership is key for the US

The United States’ credibility and influence in LatAm can be drastically swayed by the US Congress decision regarding the TPP.

Chile and Uruguay to sign free-trade agreement

The Uruguayan president, Tabaré Vázquez, announced  last month in a cabinet meeting  that Uruguay will sign a free-trade agreement (FTA) with Chile in September, streamlining the rules governing the bilateral flow of goods and services.

Mercosur insists in trade negotiations with EU

Negotiations for a trade and cooperation agreement between Mercosur and the EU must continue and should not be overshadowed by political issues such as the impeachment process in Brazil

Ecuador and El Salvador look to diversify bilateral trade

This week in San Salvador, economic authorities from both countries intend to tighten economic relations and increase trade volume with a trade agreement.

India and Chile expand trade pact

Chile and India signed on Tuesday an agreement to extend the Partial Scope Agreement (PSA) between the two countries to up to 2,800 trade items in what may be a boon for the South American country.

Colombia's non-traditional exports and the US free trade agreement

Three years after the countries ratified their Free Trade Agreement, the South American country is finally seeing a reversal in the declining trend of its traditional exports, which last year suffered a 30 percent plunge.

Colombia’s FTAs: a decade of mixed results

A new report published by Universidad del Rosario showed the overall balances of Colombia’s FTAs so far. The results are not bleak, but they are no reason to celebrate.

Argentina continues to push for economic regionalism

In Interview with The Nikkei, Argentina’s president, Mauricio Macri expressed his urgency to continue eliminating trade barriers between LatAm countries.

UK out of Mercosur/EU trade agreement

The president of the European Parliament Martin Schulz said that if finally a agreement is reached between the EU and Mercosur the UK will not benefit as a consequence of Brexit.

Cuba and Iran seek to strengthen economic ties

The Iranian Foreign Minister seeks to start a new chapter in Iran’s relations with Cuba on his one-day visit, before continuing his tour with stops in Nicaragua, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia and Venezuela

Full integration of Mercosur with the Pacific Alliance

Latin America needs greater economic integration and a merger of Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance should be the objective

Chile and Finland meet up to reconsider their economic relationship

Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Muñoz, and his Finnish counterpart Timo Soini discussed restructuring their agenda in terms of cooperation and trade.

Mercosur-India trade agreement

India has begun the process of expanding its preferential trade agreement with the Mercosur trade bloc. The number of products on which tariff concessions is given is likely to increase to more than 3,000 from 450 at present

Chile gets closer to ASEAN with new deal

Last week, Chile adhered to the Association of South East Asian Nations’ Amity and Cooperation Treaty, and is only the second country in the region to do so.

Brazil and Argentina sign trade agreement to reduce bureaucracy

Argentina is Brazil’s third largest trading partner, with bilateral trade totaling US$23 billion last year

Uruguay to sign free trade agreement with Chile

The goal is to help investors avoid paying taxes on their activities in both Uruguay and Chile. E-commerce, intellectual property, cooperation, labor and gender rights will be addressed in the free trade agreement.

“Enormous Potential” in Mexico-Australia bilateral trade

Mexico and Australia agreed on Monday on the need to take advantage of the “enormous potential” in their bilateral relationship

Mexico “ready” to modernize NAFTA

Mexican Foreign Secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu said on Monday that Mexico is “ready” to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, enacted in 1994.

How Germany could gain influence in LatAm

LatAm’s resources are becoming a pivotal issue in many countries’ investment agenda. Germany is primed to replace many competitors in this regard.

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