Mercosur to Discuss Incorporation of Bolivia and Ecuador

6-7 December, Brasilia
 
Logo MECOSUR - Trade News in Brief

Logo MERCOSUR – Trade News in Brief

Mercosur summit (6-7 December) is scheduled to debate the incorporation of Ecuador and Bolivia to the regional block.

 
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  1. #1 by moderndayruth on December 5, 2012 - 12:42 PM

    Interesting! I am a manic reader – and i love learning about topics on which until recently i knew close to nothing! 😉

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  2. #3 by lapoubelle1969 on December 11, 2012 - 2:03 AM

    Bolivia’s acceptance into Mercosur has so far been met with indifference and/or fear here; an important step for the country, although the full impact on Bolivian agricultural competitiveness will be harder to assess in the short term – there are those in Santa Cruz region that may see this as a political attack on them. It will be interesting to see how Bolivian domestic policy and domestic disputes pan out now they are a member – the TIPNIS dispute over the Brazilian funded road through the Bolivian Amazon is only one case of opposition from indigenous groups to ‘economic development’. Also interesting is the future of CAN and the exclusion of the US from these regional blocs during a second Obama term.

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