EU-MERCOSUR

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: The European Union-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Syllabus:

  1. The EU-MERCOSUR Interregional Cooperation Framework Agreement
  2. Bilateral cooperation framework agreements European Union-countries of the MERCOSUR
  3. International Trade Relations between the European Union and the MERCOSUR.
  4. The European Union (EU)-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (FTA) (not in force)
The sub-subject “The European Union-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (FTA)” is studied...
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, America, BRICS Countries, Economic Relations, European Union
  2. Doctorates (e-learning): America, Europe
  3. Courses: EU's International Relations, South America

Languages of study English or Spanish UE MERCOSUR French MERCOSUR Portuguese MERCOSUL

Sample of the Sub-subject: The European Union (EU)-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
European Union-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement

Description of the Sub-Subject: The European Union-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

In 1995 the European Union began free trade negotiations with the MERCOSUR (Southern Common Market) (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela). Negotiations were adjourned in 2004.

The European Union decided to re-launch the negotiations with the MERCOSUR in 2010.

Currently, the project of the European Union (EU)-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement is in stand-by.

International Trade EU-MERCOSUR

  1. The Foreign trade between the European Union and the MERCOSUR represents nearly as much as the European Union trade with the rest of the Latin American markets
  2. The European Union was the first largest trade partner of the MERCOSUR (21% of the total trade of the MERCOSUR)
  3. The MERCOSUR ranks eighth among the European Union trade partners (2.7% of the total International Trade of the European Union)
  4. The European Union is the first market of the MERCOSUR for agricultural exports (20% of the total European Union agricultural imports)
  5. Top European Union exports to the MERCOSUR are industrial products (including machinery), transport equipment and chemicals products

Foreign Trade in products (Euros):

  1. The European Union exported goods to the Southern Common Market: 27.2 billion
  2. The European Union imported products from the MERCOSUR Region: 35.1 billion

Foreign direct investment (FDI).

  1. The European Union is the largest investor in the MERCOSUR.
  2. The foreign direct investment stock of the European Union in the MERCOSUR Region: 167.2 billion euros

The MERCOSUR belongs to the Latin American Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation and the European Union to the European area.

European Union-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement



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