Mercosur to Discuss Trade Agreements with Other Blocs

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Government representatives from the Mercosur bloc are meeting today (Monday, December 21st) in Asuncion, Paraguay to discuss agreements between the bloc and the European Union and extending talks with the Pacific Alliance.

The Presidents of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay are expected to meet for the 49th Mercosur Summit to discuss furthering trade talks with other regional blocs especially the European Union. The leader of the fifth member of the bloc, Venezuela, President, Nicolas Maduro, has not confirmed his presence.

Analysts say that trade talks this year are expected to . . .

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