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Cancillería - Bélgica Mercosur Virginia Hebrero

El acuerdo UE-Mercosur ayudará a ambas partes a superar la crisis, según expertos

El acuerdo comercial entre la Unión Europea (UE) y el Mercosur, pendiente de ratificación, puede contribuir a que ambas partes superen la crisis derivada de la pandemia de covid-19, según varios expertos que intervinieron este jueves en un debate sobre el acuerdo en la comisión de Comercio Internacional de la Eurocámara.
Política - Bélgica Política Internacional Mathieu Pollet

Paris to bring African vaccine strategy on the table at EU virtual summit

When EU heads of states and government hold an online meeting on Thursday (25 February), they will discuss a proposal by French President Emmanuel Macron to send 13 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to African countries. EURACTIV France reports.
Política - Bélgica Política Internacional

Italy’s ‘Super Mario’ Draghi wins parliament backing for new government

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Thursday (18 February) secured final parliamentary approval for his government of national unity, allowing him to focus on his country’s unprecedented health and economic crisis.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur Beatriz Céu

Portugal defends ‘geopolitical’ importance of EU-Mercosur trade deal

Portugal’s secretary of state for internationalisation, Eurico Brilhante Dias, defended the importance of the EU-Mercosur agreement, not only in the field of trade, but also at “geopolitical and geostrategic” level.
Política - Bélgica Política Internacional

Erdogan tells Merkel he wants Turkey-EU summit by July

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a video call Monday (8 February) he hopes for a summit with European Union leaders in the first half of 2021 to ease tensions.
Cancillería - Bélgica Mercosur Márcio Resende

Portugal, Argentina vow to progress on EU-Mercosur agreement

Portugal and Argentina, which hold the presidencies of the EU Council and Mercosur, respectively, have agreed to make progress on the outstanding issues for the entry into force of the EU-Mercosur agreement, Argentina’s government has announced.
Política - Bélgica Economía Jorge Valero

‘Still much work to do’ with China after investment deal, says Commission

Despite a recent investment agreement reached with Beijing, there is still “much work to do” to rebalance the EU-China trade and overall economic relations, the European Commission said on Friday (29 January).
Política - Bélgica Política Internacional

EU warns Iran nuclear deal at ‘critical juncture’

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has warned the Iran nuclear deal is at a “critical juncture”, as Tehran’s moves to breach it threaten efforts to get the US back on board.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur Alexandra Brzozowski

Portugal aims to seal EU-Mercosur trade agreement, progress on other deals

Portugal will try to conclude a free-trade agreement between the EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur during its six-month EU presidency, and attempt to expand Europe’s ties with other potential trade partners, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday (7 January).
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur

‘Distrust’ of Brazil stalling EU-Mercosur trade deal: official

Distrust in Europe of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is holding up ratification of a trade deal between the European Union and Mercosur, the EU ambassador to Brasilia said.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur Catalina Guerrero

Francisco Bustillo, ministro de Exteriores de Uruguay, apela a los “estadistas” para la firma del acuerdo Mercosur-UE

El ministro de Exteriores de Uruguay, Francisco Bustillo, instó este viernes a que “los gobernantes y sus coyunturas dejen paso a los estadistas” para que el acuerdo estratégico entre el bloque de Mercosur y la Unión Europea (UE), alcanzado en 2019 y negociado durante 20 años, sea ratificado en el primer semestre de 2021.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur

Los interlocutores de Bustillo le expresan dudas sobre el pacto UE-Mercosur

Los interlocutores con los que se reunión este jueves en Bruselas el canciller de Uruguay, Fernando Bustillo, le expresaron dudas sobre la ratificación del acuerdo UE-Mercosur, firmado el año pasado.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur

EU-Mercosur agreement could cause international trade uncertainty

The EU’s trend of negotiating preferential or free trade agreements with different regions and countries of the world has experienced successes and failures. EURACTIV’s partner Efeagro reports.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur

EU agriculture and Mercosur: what is the state of play?

The entry into force of the Mercosur deal – set to forge a trade area between the EU27 and Mercosur countries, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay – remains a controversial topic amongst agrifood stakeholders.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur Juan Javier Ríos

Mercosur agreement seduces Spain’s industry, disturbs farmers

The EU-Mercosur deal has raised mixed feelings in Spain. While the food industry highlights the new opportunites for the sector, farmers remain unconvinced. EURACTIV’s partner Efeagro reports.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur Mercedes Salas

Member state criticism, COVID crisis delay ratification of EU-Mercosur deal

The challenging procedure of ratifying the EU-Mercosur deal is being held up due to a combination of the COVID-19 health crisis and considerable criticism from member states.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur Mercedes Salas

El acuerdo UE-Mercosur, una meta que se aleja hasta finales de 2021

El acuerdo entre la Unión Europea (UE) y Mercosur tardará en hacerse realidad, al menos hasta finales de 2021, por las dificultades y discrepancias para su ratificación y el impacto de la pandemia en los trámites.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur Gerardo Fortuna y Natasha Foote

EU farmers boss: Farm to Fork to be revised, if negative impact was proved

The European Commission’s new food policy should be reviewed if a future impact assessment shows that it will negatively affect farmers, the newly-elected chair of farmers association COPA, Christiane Lambert, told
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur

Will environmental failings bring down the EU-Mercosur deal?

It’s taken 20 years to build but Europe’s trade deal with the ‘Mercosur’ group of South American countries is looking increasingly like a rush job – with its environmental and social aspects the most shoddy, writes Amandine Van der Berghe.
Argentina - Bélgica Mercosur

Germany revives hopes for EU-Mercosur deal

German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Monday (21 September) said he still believes ratification of an EU trade deal with South America is possible, despite European anger over deforestation in Brazil. es un sitio web oficial del Gobierno Argentino