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EU-Mercosur trade deal within two years, followed by negotiations with UK

Friday, October 14th 2016 - 09:17 UTC
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The European Union and Mercosur could strike a free trade deal within two years, according to Argentina’s Commerce Secretary Miguel Braun. After Brexit, Mercosur would be open to a separate trade deal with the UK. Trade negotiations between the EU and Mercosur nations are still on track, despite the UK’s decision to leave the bloc and uncertainty over the future of the EU’s other major trade agreements – TTIP and CETA. Read full article


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  • Idlehands

    “Within two years” - they're having a laugh.
    CETA has just been rejected by Belgium - what chance Mercosur?

    Oct 14th, 2016 - 12:35 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Briton

    The EU might not even be together in two years.

    better wait for us,
    At least you may get a deal.

    Oct 14th, 2016 - 06:17 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • ChrisR

    Best laugh I have had in a few days!

    Still delusional this bunch.

    Oct 14th, 2016 - 07:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    Is this the same deal that's been on the table since 1999?

    Mercosur would do better talking to the UK first because I guarantee that any trade deal would be set up more quickly than with the EU. Why? Because the UK is about to dump all that stupid EU red tape.

    Oct 18th, 2016 - 02:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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