The newly-concluded free trade agreement with the Mercosur countries represents the EU’s toughest challenge yet in terms of selling the benefits of trade liberalism to a sceptical domestic audience.
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It hasn’t been much of a weekend for European leaders. Nor for journalists. We’ve had: a handshake deal on the EU Mercosur free trade negotiations on Friday night with few details on its exact content, the signing of the EU Vietnam free trade agreement in Hanoi on Sunday (30 June), …
Hopes for any decisive breakthrough this week in the negotiations for a free trade deal between the EU and Mercosur look set to be thwarted — despite positive noises emanating from Brazilian sources in particular.
We are looking at a packed week in EU trade. There will be two important negotiations rounds and a few critical meetings in Brussels.