EFTA and Mercosur Heads of delegation meet to discuss the way forward
On 17 October 2022, Heads of delegation from the EFTA States and Mercosur met by videoconference to discuss the way forward in resolving issues related to the legal review prior to the signature of the EFTA-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement.
Mercosur and EFTA move closer to finalisation of their FTA negotiations
Delegations from EFTA and Mercosur convened in Geneva on 11 to 14 June to continue their talks on a broad-based free trade agreement. During the ninth round the Parties moved closer to the finalisation of their negotiations in all the remaining areas.
Substantial progress during 8th round between EFTA and Mercosur
The EFTA and Mercosur States continued negotiating a broad-based free trade agreement on 6-10 May 2019 in Buenos Aires. The 8th round allowed for further substantial progress in all expert groups.
EFTA conducts 7th round of free trade discussions with Mercosur
Convening in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 11 to 15 February 2019, delegations from the EFTA and MERCOSUR States made further progress towards a broad-based free trade agreement (FTA).
EFTA and Mercosur make further progress during the sixth round of free trade negotiations
Delegations from the EFTA and Mercosur States convened for their sixth round of free trade negotiations in Geneva on 26-30 November 2018.
EFTA and Mercosur continue free trade talks
The fifth round of free trade negotiations between EFTA and Mercosur States took place in Buenos Aires on 8-12 October 2018.
EFTA and Mercosur hold fourth round of free trade negotiations
Delegations from the EFTA and MERCOSUR States met for the fourth round of free trade negotiations from 2-6 July 2018 in Geneva.
Free trade negotiations between EFTA and Mercosur continue
The third round of free trade negotiations between EFTA and MERCOSUR States took place from 10 to 13 April 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
EFTA and MERCOSUR pursue free trade negotiations
Delegations from the EFTA and MERCOSUR States met for the second round of free trade negotiations from 29 August to 1 September 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
EFTA and MERCOSUR hold first round of negotiations
After four days of discussions, the 1st Round of Negotiations between the MERCOSUR and the EFTA States on a Free Trade Agreement was successfully concluded. The negotiations were held in a very constructive and amicable atmosphere and good progress was achieved in all areas.
EFTA and MERCOSUR prepare for upcoming negotiations on a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement
Delegations from the EFTA States and MERCOSUR met on 17 February in Brussels to prepare for the upcoming negotiations of a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement
EFTA and MERCOSUR sign a Joint Statement announcing the conclusion of their exploratory dialogue on a possible comprehensive free trade agreement
On 19 January, Ministers and other representatives of the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and MERCOSUR met in Davos to sign a Joint Statement announcing the conclusion of the exploratory dialogue regarding a possible comprehensive free trade agreement between the two sides .
EFTA and MERCOSUR agree to take next step towards closer trade relations
Delegations from the EFTA States and MERCOSUR convened in Brasília on 6 March 2015 for the fourth meeting of the EFTA-MERCOSUR Joint Committee established under the Joint Declaration on Cooperation signed in 2000.
EFTA and MERCOSUR discuss closer trade relations
Delegations from EFTA and MERCOSUR met on 12-13 September 2011 in Montevideo within the framework of the Joint Committee established under the Declaration on Cooperation between the two sides.