Finland's UPM on Tuesday made the investment decision to construct a 2,1 million ton eucalyptus pulp mill near Paso de los Toros in central Uruguay.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri said Wednesday in Santa Fe that Mercosur's trade agreement with the European Union (EU) “will have a positive impact on the quality of life of the people” and called for “the convergence” with the Pacific Alliance.
The political and economic crisis in Venezuela was the center of the political debate among the heads of state that, this Wednesday, met in Santa Fe, Argentina in the Mercosur semi-annual summit, a block from which the Caribbean country is currently suspended. Neither Uruguay, Bolivia nor Chile addressed a word regarding the Venezuelan situation.
Uruguay's President Tabaré Vázquez Wednesday highlighted in the Argentine city of Santa Fe the partnership agreement reached in the first semester of the year with the European Union (EU) as a very important achievement for Mercosur after 20 years of negotiations, 39 formal meetings and many other informal ones, for which he thanked the technical teams involved.
Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez Tuesday denied having sought to meet privately with his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro during Wednesday's Mercosur summit in Santa Fe, Argentina.
The presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are expected to announce Wednesday the elimination of the roaming service charge when travelling to any of the Mercosur countries, it was reported.
Uruguay's President Tabaré Vázquez is ready to hold a first-ever one-on-one meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro to discuss bilateral issues, during this coming Wednesday's Mercosur summit at the newly remodelled west wing of the historic Belgrano Railway Station in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina.
A trade deal between the European Union and South America’s Mercosur bloc of countries could facilitate other agreements and open up new markets for Brazil’s massive beef-packing industry, a trade group said.
A historic trade deal between the European Union and Mercosur last week is lifting expectations for Europe’s next mission to evaluate Brazilian chicken plants, an industry group said on Friday.
Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said on Wednesday that he expects two new trade deals to be signed between the trade bloc Mercosur and other regions in the second half of 2019, hailing a new era of openness in Brazil.