Why the Mercosur agreement is so criticized


Why the Mercosur agreement is so criticized

4 July 2019
Less than a week after the announcement of the free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Mercosur (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay), on June 28, the dispute is gaining momentum.

Demonstrations by farmers, outcry from NGOs, division within the majority ...

The debate could complicate matters for Emmanuel Macron, who defended this text on Tuesday July 2 in Brussels, warning against "neoprotectionist" attitudes.

Pending the final version, which will be published in the coming weeks, the European Commission has posted a 17-page document online to get a more precise idea of the outcome of the negotiations.