MEP since 1994, the Italian Antonio Tajani is a member of the Group of the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats) at the European Parliament (EP). First vice-president of the EP, Mr Tajani signed the term of membership of the Association EUBrasil at the end of October. He is currently a member of the Delegation for
Copa-Cogeca, the European confederation of farmers and agricultural cooperatives, is asking the European Union (EU) to not resume negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with Mercorsur, unless certain requirements are met by Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. This new mobilisation by the European farmers happens in the midst of signs that negotiations, after years of
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The MTCR delegation had open and productive meetings with the most important actors in the Chilean export control system. At the Ministry for Foreign Affairs discussions were held with the Directorate of International and Human Security (DISIN). Also, the undersecretary for Foreign Affairs received the MTCR Chair for a courtesy call. At the Ministry of Defence, the MTCR delegation met with representatives of Chilean export control authority Dirección General de Movilización Nacional (DGMN), the undersecretary of Defence, and the state defence company Fábrica y Maestranzas del Ejército (FAMAE). The outreach mission concluded with a meeting with the Dirección Regional Aduana Metropolitana and a site visit of Customs at Santiago International Airport.
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The Paraguayan foreign affairs ministry will represent Mercosur next December when the exchange of proposals with the European Union for a long pending free trade agreement, announced Uruguayan president Jose Mujica on Friday following private talks with his visiting peer from Paraguay, Horacio Cartes. “Foreign ministers have agreed that Paraguay will chair Mercosur negotiations with
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Launch of the book “Enhancing the Brazil-EU Strategic Partnership: From the Bilateral and Regional to the Global”, from the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), with the participation of EuBrasil. The authors are Michael Emerson and Renato Flores with contributions from other authors including some academic members of EUBrasil. More information at the CEPS website.
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Brazil trusts Mercosur and the European Union can exchange the proposed tariff lists for a free trade agreement keeping to the original schedule, before the end of the year, according to the country’s foreign ministry. “We are in the final stages of the Mercosur common proposal, all country-members are committed and we trust that the
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The EU requested consultations with the Government of Brazil under the dispute settlement provisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on tax measures that discriminate against imported goods and provide prohibited support to Brazilian exporters. In recent years, Brazil has increased its use of the tax system in ways which are incompatible with its WTO