Paraguayan President Santiago Peña insisted Monday that if the trade deal between Mercosur and the European Union is not operational by Dec. 6 there would be no agreement at all after he takes over the South American Common Market (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay)bloc's pro-tempore presidency.Add your comment!
President Lula da Silva welcomed on Monday, in Brasilia, Vietnam prime minister Pham Minh Chinh and said the Asian country was interested in a trade deal with the Mercosur bloc. Lula, who currently chairs the group, said he wants to bring Mercosur members closer to Asian countries and highlighted there is room for trade with Vietnam to grow..Add your comment!
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Wednesday met separately with his Brazilian and Chilean colleagues on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.2 comments
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Wednesday warned his US colleague Joseph Biden in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations 78th General Assembly that democracy in Argentina was in danger as extremist sectors were gaining ground.64 comments
Brazilian Finance Minister Fernando Haddad said in New York that he believed the future of Mercosur hinged on the outcome of this year's presidential elections in Argentina, Agencia Brasil reported. He also denounced France's attempt to delay the Mercosur-EU trade agreement from becoming effective.3 comments
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva told the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday that global multilateralism is being eroded, Agencia Brasil reported. In his eighth speech to the forum and the first of his third presidency, Lula also spoke about protectionism and the difficulty of resolving conflicts.Add your comment!
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has reportedly offered his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky two slots on his agenda for a bilateral meeting on the sides of this week's 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.Add your comment!
Brazil wants to finally sign the pending trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union, however, the deal must take place on equal terms and negotiations will be halted if they don't progress this semester. The statement was from President Lula da Silva at the end of the G20 summit in India.
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced Tuesday that Brazil's federal government would grant R$ 1 billion (around US$ 202 million) in loans through the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) to help recover the economy of Rio Grande do Sul, Agencia Brasil reported.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Sunday assumed in New Delhi the rotating presidency of the G20 from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, although his term will begin officially on Dec. 1.