As pro-tempore president of the MERCOSUR, Brazil guaranteed that it would fast-track negotiations in the hope of presenting the agreement at the upcoming WTO conference.
Both countries would expand their export market if the agreement is formalized.
The two countries are continuing to make progress toward reaching a broad, innovative trade agreement. Authorities expect that the final draft of the text will be completed during the next round of negotiations.
The bloc has been debating the steps it should take toward reducing poverty, improving food security, and protecting the environment.
The two countries have made progress on creating a group to promote small and medium-sized enterprises, particularly in less-developed regions.
The Argentine government has formally established a unit to fully implement this system, which will be led by the Secretariat of Commerce.
An official visit to China to take part in the Silk Road Forum led to the signing of agreements that the two countries had been negotiating.
The two South American countries are currently drafting an agreement with a view to formalizing it this year.
The focus of negotiations is on expanding the supply of grains, which are essential to Mexico's trade in livestock products.
The aim of the document is to create a space for investment within the bloc and increase guarantees for local and foreign investors.
The two countries renewed their bilateral relations and committed to working together on various issues related to trade and investment.
The Southern Common Market is seeking to consolidate its internal structures with a view to integrating better into global trade, especially through trade agreements with other blocs.
The two parties have reached the end of their analysis periods and are moving toward the formalization of a trade agreement.
The two countries are seeking to strengthen their economies and put the period of stagnation behind them by playing a greater part in the international economy.
The two blocs have concluded negotiations and have announced their intention to formalize a trade agreement.
The TIFA will foster private investment, promote growth, improve technology, and deepen sustainable economic development.
The Russian government has proposed that Uruguay sign (link in Spanish) a “strategic plan” in pursuit of greater cooperation in various areas.
Officials from Argentina and Chile held a series of meetings to strengthen relations and regional integration processes.
The two countries have defined their strategies and working agendas for addressing the convergence of the two blocs.
The two countries held their seventh meeting under the umbrella of the bilateral consultations agreement that has been in force since 2001
This investment will enable progress on the road infrastructure megaproject between Argentina and Chile
Representatives from the two countries signed the agreement to streamline commercial transactions and make them more transparent.
The two countries are seeking to consolidate economic relations and have planned joint activities for 2017.
The two countries are following up on the work plan that was started during Barack Obama’s visit to Argentina in March 2016.
Problems in the steel sector have affected trade flows.
The two countries expressed their commitment to fostering negotiations between the two blocs.
The two countries signed various agreements during the Uruguayan president’s two-week tour of China.
This infrastructure project aims to become an alternative form of connectivity between the two countries and to foster production potential and service generation in the region it covers.
The agreement was described as “next generation” because of the new issues it includes.
Paraguay will be exporting gourmet-quality products to Switzerland.
The two countries are continuing to hold working sessions with a view to implementing the system in the short term.
The PA is hoping to expand its global presence and extend its ties with the international economy.
Following several disputes with the European Union, there has been a significant step forward in favor of Argentina.
The initiative is part of a plan to promote intraregional trade facilitation.
The Caribbean is seeking to mitigate the effects of natural disasters on transportation and roads.
The two largest economies in the MERCOSUR seek to move forward with bilateral trade facilitation.
Chile’s minister of foreign relations, Heraldo Muñoz, tackled issues related to trade and cooperation with representatives from the two countries.
Officials from the two countries started a work and cooperation plan to pursue common goals.
Experts and researchers met specifically to analyze the situation in South America.
The two governments the two governments agreed on the need to review and expand the provisions in the agreement, which has been in force for 12 years
The agreements reflect the two countries’ intentions to relaunch relations.
Government representatives, high-level officials, and over 20,000 members of the public attended the opening ceremony.
Government representatives drew attention to the growth in bilateral trade and promised a closer relationship between the two countries
The meeting between the two countries’ leaders took place as part of the OECD Week 2016.
Ministers from the two countries met in Brasilia to review bilateral affairs and reach new agreements.
The announcement was made at the 15th Meeting of the Pacific Alliance Council of Ministers.
Trade negotiations seek to revive the two countries’ weakened economies
The EU has appealed the provisional ruling from the World Trade Organization (WTO) concerning its alleged violation of trade regulations that affected biodiesel from Argentina.
Officials from the two governments met to discuss current initiatives and put forward new ones.
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Paraguay continue to develop a corridor to facilitate trade and logistics.
Vice President Gabriela Michetti traveled to Japan to finalize political and economic agreements
Santiago de Chile was the venue for ongoing discussions over commercial issues contained in Economic Complementarity Agreement No. 35.
Paraguay’s Foreign Minister, Eladio Loizaga, deposited his country’s instrument of acceptance of the Trade Facilitation Agreement with the WTO Deputy Director-General.
This instrument will build on those chapters negotiated in the Economic Complementation Agreement between the MERCOSUR and Chile
In Manila, representatives from the two countries discussed the terms of reference that will enable the beginning of negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) this year
The foreign ministers of Argentina and Chile gathered at the Cristo Redentor border crossing system with a view to deepening the initiatives to improve infrastructure, logistics, and operations standards at all facilities.
The two blocs exchanged proposals as part of the visit of a high-level EU official to Buenos Aires
Senior agriculture officials agreed to increase bilateral exports of goods and services.
Chilean government officials and EFTA representatives analyzed alternatives for modernizing existing treaties.
Chile’s senate has passed the Pacific Alliance trade protocol, an instrument that will immediately liberalize 92% of trade between the member countries of the bloc.
In the first quarter of 2016, the MERCOSUR wishes to exchange offers with the European Union (EU) as part of the negotiation process for a free trade agreement.
In the context of the most recent MERCOSUR Summit, authorities from Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay have restated their commitment to the regional integration process for the construction of bioceanic corridors by means of a joint declaration.
From December 15 to 20, 2015, the Mercosur Summit was held in Asunción, as part of Paraguay’s pro-tempore presidency of the bloc.
As of January 1, 2016, bilateral trade in automotive industry products will be duty free, replacing the tariff-rate quota scheme.
The two countries signed various agreements on regulatory convergence and patents and made progress on other areas of joint work.
MERCOSUR’s smaller members agreed to the creation of a system of payments in local currency similar to that already agreed upon bilaterally by Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil.
Brazil and Paraguay signed a series of agreements to boost bilateral cooperation.
The new president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, will prioritize the country's relations with its main trading partner.
Negotiators from the MERCOSUR and the European Union met to discuss the trade liberalization offers they are expected to exchange before the end of the year.
Eight measures imposed by Argentina have been questioned by Panama before the WTO. In a recent ruling, the WTO has found there to be discrimination in relation to the General Agreement on Trade in Services.
A new Nanomercosur meeting brought representatives from the MERCOSUR nanotechnology sector together in Buenos Aires.
Brazil has proposed the negotiation of an intra-MERCOSUR investment agreement which would include a system for settling disputes between states, instead of the traditional scheme in which private investors may sue states before international courts.