Mercosur and EU feel “2017 is a window of opportunity”, but can't find the path despite Brexit and Trump
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has tried to gate-crash a Mercosur meeting in Buenos Aires.
Mercosur expulsó el viernes a Venezuela y la cancillería de Caracas sorprendió a muchos al anunciar que desconocería la decisión; pero más allá del berrinche del país petrolero ante una medida que parece no tener remedio
The South American economic bloc Mercosur has suspended Venezuela for failing to meet basic trade and human rights standards, officials say.
Maduro warns Mercosur: “... take us out the door, we go back in through the window”
None of Uruguay’s partners in Mercosur has raised objections to his government’s plan to negotiate a trade accord with China
En medio de un fuerte clima de tensión política, gobierno y oposición de Venezuela acordaron este lunes el inicio del llamado "diálogo nacional" el 30 de octubre en Isla Margarita.
El pasado 4 de octubre en Montevideo, Chile y Uruguay firmaron un tratado de libre comercio (TLC), lo que puede ser un paso relevante hacia la convergencia entre bloques como Mercosur y la Alianza del Pacífico.
El presidente argentino Mauricio Macri y su homólogo brasileño Michel Temer trataron el lunes el caso de Venezuela dentro del Mercosur
The Mercosur controversy has moved to New York, since the presidents of the four founding members are scheduled to address the UN General Assembly this week
The South American trading bloc, Mercosur, has threatened to suspend Venezuela if it does not comply with a series of trade and human rights rules.
Si no cumple con el plazo, será suspendido. Ese fue el ultimátum que le dio este martes el bloque comercial sudamericano Mercosur a Venezuela
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
Mercosur displayed another chapter of its internal disarray,when Venezuela convened a meeting at the Montevideo administrative offices that was only attended by full member Uruguay and aspiring member Bolivia.
In Interview with The Nikkei, Argentina’s president, Mauricio Macri expressed his urgency to continue eliminating trade barriers between LatAm countries.
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.
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
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 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.
Paraguay announced officially that it will not be attending the Common Market Council of Mercosur in Montevideo next 30 July, if the agenda includes the transfer of the group's presidency 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.
The Pacific Alliance under the helm of Chile, will reach out for closer links with Mercosur, particularly since Argentina's decision to join the block as an observer.
Brazil's interim President Michel Temer said the Mercosur trade bloc poses an obstacle to other trade agreements and needs to be revised, but not ditched altogether.
In another display of economic openness Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri expresses his desire to strengthen its commercial ties with the regional bloc.
Paraguay formally requested meeting of Mercosur foreign ministers to address the situation in Venezuela which is undergoing a critical political, social and economic scenario.
Chile and Uruguay seem to be on a path to a bilateral free trade deal. With the former in the Pacific Alliance and the latter in the customs union Mercosur, are the two blocs converging, or is Mercosur fracturing?
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.
Brussels must do more to help producers ride out the slump in agricultural commodity prices, European farm leaders have warned.
Argentina is only prepared to express support for Brazil's institutions while Chile and Paraguay have balked at the idea of personalizing the issue in Rousseff and her Workers Party.
La oferta sería presentada en el primer trimestre del año.
Mercosur partner country are meeting to discuss agreements between the bloc and the European Union, Pacific Alliance.
Technical delegates from Mercosur and the European Union are holding a round of talks in Asunción to consider 'levels of ambition' for the coming exchange of tariff proposals with the purpose of reaching a much delayed free trade agreement
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.
Mercosur, ports, energy, trade are among the issues in the agenda that Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes will consider with his counterpart Tabare Vazquez when he makes a one day visit on Thursday to Montevideo.
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 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”.
The Pacific Alliance is a great brand in search of a shared product
The Uruguayan government is looking for closer relations with the conservative administration of Paraguay, putting the emphasis on regional integration but also in making Mercosur a more open and dynamic trade and cooperation block.
Brazilian foreign minister Mauro Vieira discarded that the recent agreements reached by Argentina with China can interfere with Mercosur