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Montevideo, November 17th 2018 - 15:13 UTC

Tag: Fruit

  • Saturday, January 6th 2018 - 09:35 UTC

    Europe and Mercosur scheduled to resume trade negotiations this month

    EC fruit and vegetable exports to the Mercosur countries in 2016 amounted to 241.3 million Euro, according to data from the EU Statistical Office, Eurostat

    The European Commission and Mercosur are planning to resume negotiations to reach a new Association Agreement during this month. The Commissioner of the European Trade Commission, Cecilia Malmström, stated that, after the last negotiating round, which took place in early December, and after the attempt to reach an agreement in the framework of the last round of the World Trade Organization (WTO), held from 11 to 14 December, the agreement was very close and would be reached in a matter of weeks.