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Brazil and Latin America

Negotiations for an EU-MERCOSUR free-trade agreement are currently in a dead end. The EU has started to review older free-trade agreements like the one with Mexico.


Position papers Date
The EU-Mercosur Association Agreement - Joint business statement 28/06/2021
Evaluation of the FTA between the EU and its Member States and Colombia, Peru and Ecuador - BusinessEurope response to the online public consultation 08/04/2021
Strengthening economic relations between EU and Mercosur countries - Declaration from business confederations of Mercosur and Europe 26/11/2020
EU-Mexico trade relations - BusinessEurope's reply to the European Commission's request for technical inputs from EU industry 25/01/2017
The future of EU-Mexico trade and economic relations - BusinessEurope's reply to the public consultation 31/08/2015
Press releases Date
The European Union-Mercosur trade agreement: a cornerstone to foster sustainable development and economic growth - Business statement 30/04/2021
Business confederations call for ratification of the agreement between the European Union and Mercosur 26/11/2020
European business welcomes historic EU-Mercosur trade deal 29/06/2019
7th EU-Brazil Business Summit: taking the strategic partnership one step further - Joint press release from BusinessEurope, EUROCHAMBRES and CNI 24/02/2014
Public letters Date
EU-Mercosur agreement - Letter from BusinessEurope President Pierre Gattaz and Director General Markus J. Beyrer 18/06/2020
EU-Mercosur negotiations - Letter from BusinessEurope to Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission 19/06/2019
EU-MERCOSUR Agreement - Letter from Pierre Gattaz to Jean-Claude Juncker 09/07/2018
EU-Mercosur trade negotiations - Letter from BusinessEurope Director General Markus J. Beyrer to Commissioner Cecilia Malmström 28/11/2017
EU-Mercosur negotiations - Joint letter from BusinessEurope and EUROCHAMBRES to Commissioner Cecilia Malmström 25/11/2015
Letter to Minister of Finance of Mexico regarding new provisions in the tax bill proposed to the Mexican Congress 13/10/2013
Speeches Date
7th EU-Brazil Business Summit - Speech by Markus J. Beyrer at the opening session, Brussels 24/02/2014
SFIC Workshop "Approaching Brazil"? 17 June 2013 - Speech by Eleonora Catella, Trade adviser in BusinessEurope 17/06/2013


Eleonora Catella

Deputy Director
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Last updated: 15 September 2015