Pacific Alliance

Across the ocean: New associate members of the Pacific Alliance

Four new states have joined the bloc representing the ever-growing international economic integration with Latin America

Peru - India

A Pacific tale: India-Peru free trade agreement talks

During the month of July, talks are being held between the governments of India and Peru in order to reach a free trade agreement which will cover goods, services, and investment.

Australia and Latin America bet on free trade agreements

Australia has started negotiations with Peru to reach a free trade agreement. This could be a stepping-stone to further relations with the Pacific Alliance.

EU trade deal with Mercosur

EU trade deal with Mercosur might start by year's end

EU and Argentina confident a trade deal with Mercosur can be reached by the end of the year

Cancelling NAFTA would be lost opportunity for 3 countries

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said that cancelling the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement would be a “lost opportunity” for the US, Canada and Mexico

Mercosur

Canada and the EU are crucial for Mercosur

The trips of Canadian and EU representatives to Latin American countries have resulted in interesting plans for Mercosur.

free trade agreement

Australia and Peru's free trade agreement

Australia plans to start negotiating a free trade deal with Peru as part of a new Australian push to open Latin American markets for beef

Trump says NAFTA deal with Canada, Mexico, is 'very possible'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with neighboring Canada and Mexico was "very possible,"

Mercosur and Canada hold talks for a possible trade agreement

The meeting took place given Argentina's commitment, as chair of Mercosur, to boost regional dialogue with Canada, as it was agreed with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau when he visited Argentina last November.

Chile, China take new steps for free trade

Chile and China have taken new steps to strengthen the Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) that both nations have carried out for 10 years, in a strategy that might be consolidated at a high-level meeting in May.

Trump administration seeks mainly modest changes to NAFTA

Under the changes, proposed after President Donald Trump called the pact a “disaster” during the election campaign, Washington would keep some of NAFTA’s most controversial provisions

Trump's trade agenda may help the Latin American economy

If Trump follows through with his protectionist agenda, trade with Latin America will be one of the first to suffer. However, it could also lead to an unexpected Latin American integration.

Renegotiate Nafta? Mexicans say get on with it

While free trade has long been an article of faith in Mexico, uncertainty over the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement is hitting the country hard.

With NAFTA in peril, Mexico seeks new outlets for farm exports

Mexican agricultural producers need to emerge from their “comfort zone” and begin looking for alternatives to the US as an export market

TPP Signatories to Meet in Chile to Explore its Future

The meeting will be the first high-level summit between the 12 countries since the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement

LatAm countries yearn for expansion of Asia-Pacific free-trade zone

In face of the United States withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Chile's initiative reflects Latin American countries' desire to expand the free-trade zone in the Asia-Pacific region.

Latin, Asian nations pursue free trade without U.S

With the U.S. signaling a turn toward protectionism, nations that have benefited from global commerce, from Australia to Japan to Peru, are trying to pick up the free-trade mantle

Mercosur trade bloc agrees common position ahead of EU talks

The foreign ministers of Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil met yesterday (9 March) in Buenos Aires to discuss the crucial aspects of the upcoming negotiations.

Peruvian blues exports to China could top US$10m

Arrival of first seafreighted blueberry consignment in China last week heralds new chapter for Peruvian shippers

Chile was the largest exporter of fresh fruits to China in 2016

Chile was the largest exporter of fresh fruit to China in 2016, with total exports amounting to $1.2 billion (around 1.1 billion euros)

Mexico sets condition for NAFTA renegotiation with US

Trump threatened during the campaign to walk away from NAFTA, saying it was a destroyer of American jobs and benefited Mexico

Profitable pickups may be in cross hairs of Trump border tax

President Trump’s proposed border tax on imported vehicles could throw a wrench in the profit machine, particularly for G.M. and Fiat Chrysler, which build a large percentage of their pickups in Mexico

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