A free trade agreement between Uruguay and China would destroy Mercosur since it contradicts the block's integration policies, according to Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira said in a Sunday interview with Folha de Sao Paulo, a leading daily of the country's financial capital.
Argentine nationals topped the list of foreign travelers arriving in Uruguay throughout 2022, although Paraguayans were the ones who spent the most money, according to the latest report by the South American country's Ministry of Tourism.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica met Argentina's head of state Alberto Fernández over a barbecue at the Olivos residence in Buenos Aires to discuss the importance of integration of Latin America, because in the guest's words we do not exist in the world.
An official document from Beijing states that China is ready to negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA) with Mercosur or separately with any member of the bloc. This contentious topic most probably will be included in the bilateral agenda when President Lula da Silva visits China in the near future.
Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is to visit Montevideo on Jan. 25 after spending two days in Buenos Aires, it was announced Friday.
The Brazilian food processing corporation Marfrig announced that it started to process organic meat at its unit located in Hulha Negra, in Rio Grande do Sul, (Southern Brazil) with raw material coming from the company’s plant in Uruguay.
Argentine ambassador in Brazil, Daniel Scioli said that with president Lula da Silva now in office integration between Argentina and Brazil will move faster, and mentioned both countries are considering a common currency for bilateral trade probably extensive to all Mercosur members.
As the Brazilian president Lula da Silva settled in his first day in office in the Planalto Palace, Latin American leaders met with the inaugurated president, who faced his first financial challenge, stocks had fallen more than 3%, led by a selloff of shares in state-run oil company Petrobras.
Workers' Party founder and leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was sworn in Sunday for the third time as President of Brazil during a ceremony held at Brasilia's Congress building which was not attended by the outgoing head of state Jair Bolsonaro.
Presidential summit meetings of the Mercosur alliance were usually sedate comfortable affairs until Uruguay decided to “open up to the world” under its pro-business President Luis Lacalle Pou.