EU agriculture chief slams ‘misinformation’ on Mercosur trade deal

By |julij 15th, 2019|Copa-Cogeca, EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News, Pekka Pesonen, Phil Hogan|

There's a lot of misinformation and misplaced facts which have distorted the debate about the recently concluded Mercosur trade deal, EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said.

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Irish parliament calls on government to thwart EU-Mercosur deal

By |julij 12th, 2019|EU-Mercosur, Ireland, Leo Varadkar, Mercosur, News|

Ireland's parliament voted on Thursday (11 July) to press the government to lead opposition inside the European Union to a draft trade deal that Brussels has struck with the Mercosur bloc of South American countries.

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Macron defends EU-Mercosur trade deal, as farmers protest

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News|

French President Emmanuel Macron defended a huge trade deal agreed by the European Union and four South American countries and warned against "neo-protectionism", as farmers and environmentalists step up their resistance to the accord.

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2019 LOOKAHEAD: clouds on the trade horizon

By |januar 2nd, 2019|2019, Brexit, China, Donald Trump, EU-Vietnam, Iran, JEFTA, Mercosur, News, trade war, US, US tariffs, WTO|

A wave of protectionism and obstacles to free trade hit the global economy in 2018, and threaten economic growth in 2019. Although more disputes are expected, there is some cause for hope too. 

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As Brazil moves right, what is left for Europe in Latin America?

By |november 13th, 2018|Brazil, CELAC, EU-Brazil, EU-CELAC, EU-Mercosur, Jair Bolsonaro, Latin America, Mercosur, News|

Brazilian foreign policy under new President Jair Bolsonaro won’t focus on cooperation with neighbours in Latin America, so the EU should double down on its flexible approach to Latin America, says Gustavo Müller.

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EU-Mercosur deal still faces farm and auto hurdles, Brazil says

By |avgust 27th, 2018|Brazil, EU-Brazil, EU-Mercosur, meat imports, Mercosur, News|

Negotiators of a free trade deal between the European Union and South American bloc Mercosur want to wrap up by September, but differences over beef, sugar and the auto industry could dash those hopes, Brazilian foreign minister Aloysio Nunes said.

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EU tones down hopes of Mercosur deal by September

By |julij 23rd, 2018|Cecilia Malmström, EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News|

Despite EU and Mercosur countries remaining committed to reaching a trade agreement, the European Commission did not endorse the South American bloc’s target to reach an agreement by September, as substantial gaps remain between the two sides.

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Mercosur plays the field as EU trade talks drag on

By |junij 19th, 2018|EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News, Tabare Vasquez|

Leaders of South American trade bloc Mercosur pushed for trade deals with Asian and other Western Hemisphere countries during a summit on Monday (18 June), as roadblocks remained in talks with the EU despite optimism earlier this year.

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Mercosur: Don’t sacrifice our food standards and tropical forests for trade

By |junij 7th, 2018|beef, deforestation, EU-Mercosur, forests, meat imports, Mercosur, News|

The trade agreement currently being negotiated by the EU and Morcosur will increase poverty and accelerate the demise of European farmers by subjecting them to unfair competition, argue Perrine Fournier and Yannick Jadot.

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Mexico looks to Europe after slapping tariffs on US pork

By |junij 6th, 2018|EU-Mercosur, EU-Mexico, Mercosur, Mexico, News|

Mexico will import more pork products from Europe after imposing a 20% tariff on US pork legs and shoulders in retaliation to steel tariffs, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday.

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