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France on agreement negotiation with Mercosur

France will not ratify any agreement with Mercosur countries if it harms the interests of French farmers and consumers.

The EU is negotiating a trade agreement with the four founding members of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay) as part of a bi-regional Association Agreement.

France is looking forward to a trade deal but would like to see a protection mechanism for EU beef farmers and guarantees concerning climate and environmental issues, especially for the Amazon rainforest.

The current negotiations include:

This article was posted on June 3rd, 2019 by Katsiaryna Kliuyeva under News