EU and Mercosur Make Progress on Trade Agreement, but…

The meat sector in France expressed concern in an open letter to the European Commission regarding the possibility of Brussels reaching a trade agreement with the four countries.

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The European Union (EU) reiterated on Monday, 13th, its willingness to reach a trade agreement with the Mercosur countries, with a new chapter this week in Buenos Aires.

The agreement, which has been under discussion for almost 20 years, is the largest ever signed by Europeans.

The EU "is committed to making decisive progress in concluding negotiations on ambitious and balanced free trade agreements with Mercosur and Chile," reads a statement by the bloc's 28 countries.

The Europeans and the Mercosur countries - Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay - began negotiating this . . .

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