Maduro vs Mercosur

Maduro warns Mercosur: “... take us out the door, we go back in through the window”

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.

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

Venezuela demoted at Mercosur?

Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil are considering the “demotion” of Venezuela's Mercosur full membership unless by next August 12 it complies with all conditions to hold such a position

Mercosur's Venezuela dilema

Mercosur's disarray and fault lines were again exposed when Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay insisted that Venezuela's self proclamation as president of the group was invalid.

Neighbors stand up to Venezuela

This summer, Venezuela was poised to assume the rotating presidency of Mercosur. But many heads of state are considering blocking Venezuela, at least temporarily, citing the erosion of democracy there.

EU and Mercosur exchanged market access offers

Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and the Foreign Affairs Minister of Uruguay Rodolfo Nin Novoa exchanged EU and Mercosur offers on access to their respective markets of goods, services and establishment and government procurement.

Mercosur agrees to give intra-trade a new boost eliminating barriers

Mercosur agreed at the Brasilia summit that in the second half of the year they will address alternatives for the elimination of tariff and other similar barriers that impede the natural flow of trade of goods and services among its members. The initiative was agreed by Common Market Council, CMC, on the first day of deliberations and confirmed on Friday by the presidents of the group's full members.

Vazquez and Rousseff meeting will address Mercosur/EU trade negotiations

Uruguay and Brazil presidents, scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting next 21 May in Brasilia will be addressing Mercosur issues, and advancing in the proposal that will allow the group's members to sign bilateral agreements with third parties not belonging to the region, thus avoiding the 'consensus' clause clamp.

Uruguay insists Mercosur must achieve "a free trade zone which effectively works"

Uruguay again complained about the current stalled situation of Mercosur and called for members to 'sincere' themselves regarding the compliance of the original 1991 founding charter, and hopefully “we can at least reach the first stage of the chronogram: a free trade zone which effectively works and has not to bear the brunt of hurdles”.