Mercosur

Largest free trade area in the world may not become reality
Americas, Brazil, Mercosur, International Organizations, European Union

Largest free trade area in the world may not become reality

Authors: Ana Reis and Otávio Rauen The Mercosur Agreement - European Union, celebrated in June 2019, after more than 20 years of negotiation, promises to achieve one of the largest international free trade areas, with 780 milhões de consumidores, ancorada na redução de tarifas de importação-exportação, vinda do aumento tecnológico na produção. Yet, a questão ambiental e sustentável tornou-se um impeditivo para tal concretização. (Globo Rural, 2019; Agência Brasil, 2019) O Brasil é o maior exportador de carne bovina do mundo, tendo como um de seu principal - e mais crescente - destino, a União Europeia. O bloco, Yet, é altamente exigente com a qualidade e quantidade de normas acerca da importação de carnes, o que eleva o preço pago por arroba. Como a pecuária europeia mostra-s...
The development of the European Union and Mercosur Agreement after the Day's Amendment 7 of October
Mercosur, International Organizations, European Union

The development of the European Union and Mercosur Agreement after the Day's Amendment 7 of October

Authors: Bruna Barreto and Maria Júlia Zito Since 1999 the establishment of a macrostructure between the European Union and Mercosur has been negotiated. Although this Agreement was announced in June 2019, as negociações chegaram a um impasse que vêm dificultando a ratificação, indeed, do acordo entre os dois blocos. No dia 1° de outubro, o chanceler austríaco Sebastian Kurz,, anteriormente à reunião do Conselho Europeu, se posicionou contrariamente ao Acordo quando declarou “é claro que não pode haver acordo no atual estágio de negociações e estou feliz que muitos Estados membros [da UE] agora aceitem uma visão semelhante” (Folha, 2020). Tal pronunciamento de Kurz decorreu da afirmação do ministro da economia da Alemanha sobre uma possível ratificação do Tratado visto que há, e...
The agreement between the European Union and Mercosur
Germany, Americas, Argentina, Brazil, Europe, Mercosur, International Organizations, Paraguay, European Union, Uruguay

The agreement between the European Union and Mercosur

Authors: Bruna Barrento and Maria Julia Zito In the South American scenario, the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) consists of a customs union between Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. In this sense, the members of this agreement have common external tariffs. Whereas in the European scenario, the European Union consists of a political and economic union with free movement of people, services and capital between 27 economies of Europe. It should be added that such unions constitute a mostly economic relationship. In addition, in 2019, the EU presented itself as Mercosur's second largest trading partner. Thereby, it was decided to establish a macrostructure to support the relationship between the two blocks. Thus, since 1999, negotiations have started on the elaboration of an agreement that f ...