LatAm & Caribbean

LatAm & Caribbean Mercosur

Mogherini in Argentina: restart of EU Mercosur talks “within the month of April”

Federica Mogherini is mending EU ties with Argentina in Buenos Aires. Both sides are initiating a macroeconomic dialogue, the European Investment Bank will launch projects there. On trade, the arrival of the market-oriented government of Mauricio Macri last year has unblocked the last hurdles to the re-initiation of long-stalled EU …

LatAm & Caribbean Trade defence WTO disputes

EU challenges Colombia in WTO over spirits monopolies and taxation

The EU has filed a request for consultations with Colombia in the WTO’s dispute settlement body over what it believes is discriminatory treatment of European spirits in local markets. The move was welcomed by various spirits associations in the EU.   The Scottisch Whisky Association (SWA) stated: “the industry struggles …