Mercosur and Eurasian Economic Union work towards cooperation

Me rcosur and Eurasian Economic Union: Latin America’s Mercosur and the EEU are getting ready to embark on a programme of full-scale cooperation between the two trading blocs, according to Andrew Slepneva the Eurasian Commission’s (ECE) Minister of Trade. “Our current work is historical and marks the beginning of full-scale cooperation between the two integration associations,” he said after a meeting between ECE and Mercosur representatives in Buenos Aires yesterday. “The process which we are launching today will help remove barriers to mutual trade, and identify new opportunities for cooperation.” Officials were putting the finishing touches to a MoU that would address the mechanisms required for the two parties to maintain a regular dialogue concerning measures to remove trade barriers and to promote the free movement of goods, he said. Newskaz