MERCOSUR is not really a free trade agreement, let alone a customs union #comercioexterior #argentina #negocios #business

Argentina and Brazil began to open their markets to the world significantly – but only partially – in the 1990s. Yet these countries’ efforts to liberalise beyond their Latin American trading partners have stalled since 1995. This column re-examines the 1990s MERCOSUR experience and raises questions over just how much trade policy cooperation these two countries have undertaken. This lack of coordination also has implications for the ‘building blocks’ versus ‘stumbling blocks’ debate in trade policy.


Publicado 19 septiembre, 2016 por Faba Expres - Argentina - en Argentina