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Brazil/Argentine dispute abating as trade begins to normalize

Saturday, May 21st 2011 - 09:34 UTC
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The trade dispute among Mercosur main partners seems to be abating from the moment Brazil authorized on Friday the introduction of 1.000 cars manufactured in Argentina that had been retained in Customs since the implementation of non automatic import licences. Read full article


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  • GeoffWard

    “The decision was totally unexpected by Argentina and had a tremendous impact on the country’s automobile industry.”

    With a list of 600 commodities with '60 day'+ restrictions placed on them, did the Argentinean authorities think there would be no response - come on, pull the other one!

    The wrist slap could have been much harder and much more far-reaching (red fingerprints etched on the bunda . . . ahhhhh!).

    The rapprochement is similarly gentle, but should not be mistaken for weakness.

    May 21st, 2011 - 07:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    See, argentina can act like an adult when required,
    she took a little slap on the wrist, like a man,
    mmm,,or is the dreaded mercopress at it

    May 21st, 2011 - 11:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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