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EU/Mercosur accord is expected to be announced at WTO assembly in Argentina next December

Friday, April 21st 2017 - 10:18 UTC
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An optimistic foreign minister Susana Malcorra said that Argentina expects the Mercosur/European Union trade agreement to be announced next December during the World Trade Organization meeting to be held in Buenos Aires, and which she described as an event of great political impact. Read full article

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  • LEPRecon

    Is this the same 'accord' that they've being trying to reach for the last 20 years?

    The one that either gets blocked by the French or the Argentinians who have constantly been trying to protect their own products?

    I won't hold my breath then.

    Apr 21st, 2017 - 12:14 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • golfcronie

    Malcontent says end of 2017 and Macri says 2017, let us just wait and see.

    Apr 21st, 2017 - 02:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    They haven't really been trying for 20 years, the Kirchners weren't big fans of free trade and neither were Lula and Dilma. This is the first time in a long while that there has been any chance of a deal, and the odds should be fairly good that they can compromise because all parties have something to prove.

    Apr 21st, 2017 - 04:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    The Frogs will veto any deal if it comes to Agriculture.

    Apr 21st, 2017 - 06:41 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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