Bolsonaro Says Mercosur-Japan Agreement May Proceed in November

The president said that the opening of negotiations will be formalized in November. Issues involving OECD membership, Brazilian meat exports and educational opportunities in Japan were also discussed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Jair Bolsonaro said that "one more step" had been taken to enable the trade agreement between Mercosur and Japan.

According to Bolsonaro, the start of negotiations will be formalized in November, when Abe will travel to Brazil.

"We have taken one more step in the Mercosur (agreement) issue. There is interest on his (Abe) part  too," said Bolsonaro. Asked whether . . .

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