Orgalime comments on the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement negotiations – let’s move forward!

Published: 14 September 2016

Policies & Issues: Trade

Orgalime welcomes the new momentum in the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement negotiations. The adoption of a free trade agreement with Mercosur and the creation of a more integrated economic area within Mercosur would be extremely beneficial for our industries. The existing non-tariff and tariff barriers to trade, which represent a major trade-restricting hurdle, must be overcome thanks to the Free Trade Agreement. A stable and uniform framework within the Mercosur countries, including on customs and tax legislation, would be highly welcomed.

To read our comments in full, please download the position paper above.

Authors

Selandari
Silvia Selandari
Senior Adviser - Trade and Legal

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