OECD Secretary General tests new accession plan that includes Brazil and 5 other countries

Brazil has already acceded to 100 of the entity's 246 legal instruments, "a record never reached by any other non-member before being invited to begin accession discussions," according to the OECD.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Mathias Cormann has been testing a plan for the entry of new members. This could help mitigate potential resistance to negotiations with the Jair Bolsonaro government.

Cormann's plan is to begin the accession process for the six current candidate countries at the same time: three South Americans(Brazil, Argentina and Peru) and three European (Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia).

Subsequently, the pace of membership will depend on how each one progresses in the negotiations to adjust to the organization's rules, which has growing . . .

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