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26/06/2018

Agreement on EU/Mercosur trade deal ‘edges closer’

"There is a 50% chance that EU commission will have an agreement on Mercosur by July".

Photo of the leaders of the Mercosur in July of 2017

The European Commission has hinted that an agreement on the long-awaited Mercosur trade deal will be reached by the end of next month.

The development was apparently raised at an EU Agriculture Committee meeting at the European Parliament this morning, according to independent MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan.

In a post on his Twitter account, the Midlands-North West MEP said: “Just been informed that there is a 50% chance the EU Commission will have an agreement on Mercosur by July.”

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