Chile and China have taken new steps to strengthen the Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) that both nations have carried out for 10 years, in a strategy that might be consolidated at a high-level meeting in May.
Some of the biggest consumers of Brazilian meat have suspended imports over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years.
In face of the United States withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Chile's initiative reflects Latin American countries' desire to expand the free-trade zone in the Asia-Pacific region.
China occupies a majorly important position and it is of enormous importance and usefulness for Ecuador to maintain close ties with China
Trade promotion agency Uruguay XXI and the European Union delegation plan to hold the 1st European Investment Forum June 21-22 in Montevideo as part of an effort to increase business in the South American country
Chile was the largest exporter of fresh fruit to China in 2016, with total exports amounting to $1.2 billion (around 1.1 billion euros)
“The Uruguayan government must deal with an international situation full of uncertainties, and we don’t know whether this situation will lead to a trade war. Hopefully not, but it’s a latent danger,” Mujica
“The executive branch is going to take this to the end, and if China wants an agreement we’ll reach an agreement and it will be up to the legislature to either approve or reject it,” Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa
Trump appeared to embrace a proposal by House Republicans that would impose a 20 percent tax on all imported goods. Many businesses in industries such as retail and energy, which rely heavily on imports, were in a panic.
As recession continues, Brazilian businesses head to Paraguay that is positioning itself as low-cost manufacturing hub
The free-trade agreement between Peru and Honduras will took effect on Jan. 1, 2017. Peru exported $41 million of products to Honduras in 2015, up 4.7% from 2014.
In a study by CEPAL Colombia was shown to be one of the most vulnerable to a potential consolidation of the TPP despite not taking part in it.
Macri said that the two men also had agreed to push for talks between Mercosur and Canada, as well as bilateral discussions.
Turkey maintains economic interest on Colombia for a variety of reasons. Among them, its location. Trade between the two is constantly rising.
Juan Manuel Santos spoke at a Colombia business forum with British investors in the City – London’s financial district – as part of a three-day visit to the island nation.
None of Uruguay’s partners in Mercosur has raised objections to his government’s plan to negotiate a trade accord with China
In response to what presidential candidate Donald Trump has argued throughout his campaign, the Mexican Finance minister warned that a move towards protectionism is in no one’s best interest.
Non-oil related trade with LatAm has been on the rise in the UAE, the wealthy Middle Eastern country has found favorable trade partners in this region.
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.
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.
Argentina is Brazil’s third largest trading partner, with bilateral trade totaling US$23 billion last year
The European Union and Mexico announced on Monday the opening of negotiations in mid-June to update their free trade agreement in effect since 2000.
According to Brazil’s Minister of Agriculture, country wants its trade relations with Russia to strengthen and continue past the end of the Moscow-imposed ban on agricultural imports from Western countries.
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.