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Montevideo, September 20th 2021 - 19:21 UTC

Tag: Fruit

  • Tuesday, July 20th 2021 - 09:25 UTC

    Patagonia lawmakers call for an end to export duties on fisheries produce, fruit, lamb and wool

    Menna argues that the pandemic has had an impact on global trade, both in volume and prices, overall activity and the GDP of the different countries.

    Argentina lawmaker from the province of Chubut, Gustavo Menna has called on the central government to eliminate export duties on fishery products, fruits, ovine meat and wool. The initiative was also drafted by lawmakers Lorena Matzen and Roxana Reyes from the provinces of Rio Negro and Santa Cruz.

  • 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.